US Congress Schedules Sept. 24 Hearing With SEC With Crypto on Agenda

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services to hold hearing with SEC chairman Jay Clayton to discuss cryptocurrencies. The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a hearing with Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton and four other SEC commissioners to discuss, among other topics, crypto. […]

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Bank of America Joins R3’s Marco Polo Blockchain Global Trade Network

International investment bank Bank of America follows in the footsteps of Mastercard to join the Marco Polo blockchain network. Bank of America has joined R3’s Corda-powered Marco Polo Network “to tackle trade finance challenges.” “Tackle trade finance challenges” On Sept. 19, Marco Polo announced the multinational investment bank was joining its network to improve international trade […]

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Libra Seen as Threat to National Currency Sovereignty, Pleads With G-7

Public authorities across the globe continue to press Libra, central banks argue that the stablecoin will threaten sovereignty. Public authorities across the globe continue to press the developers of Libra, Facebook’s proposed stablecoin-like digital asset.  On Sept. 16, Libra representatives met with the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI), a part of the Bank […]

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Korea: Opposition Party Boasts Pro-Crypto Policy in Contrast to Gov’t

South Korea’s main opposition party, the Liberty Korea Party, is poised to unveil its pro-innovation policy for cryptocurrencies and crypto exchanges. South Korea’s main opposition party, the Liberty Korea Party (LKP), is poised to unveil its policy for cryptocurrencies and crypto exchanges. As Cointelegraph Korea reported on Sept. 19, the LKP’s stance appears to be […]

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As Libra Battles Critics, Zuckerberg Aims to Win Over US Policymakers

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. As noted in Bloomberg’s Sept. […]

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Japanese Messaging Giant Line Rolls Out Crypto Trading Platform Bitmax

Following FSA approval, Line launches its crypto exchange Bitmax, offering trading of 5 major cryptocurrencies. Japanese messaging giant Line launched its new crypto trading platform Bitmax on Sept. 17, Cointelegraph Japan reports. FSA approval received Following regulatory approval to operate a crypto exchange in early September, Line’s blockchain arm LVC Corporation officially introduced its newly […]

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