Law Decoded: E Pluribus SHA-256

New developments at the state level in the U.S. defined this week’s regulatory news. By way of disclaimer, today’s Law Decoded is going to be especially America-centric. Writing to you from the ghastly swamp that is Washington, D.C., I generally try to keep these newsletters more globally minded, displeased as I am with how often […]

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CME Group Suspends Trading in Response to Coronavirus

Reacting to the growing epidemic, CME will suspend trading in Chicago from Friday. Other crypto- related firms are taking precautions too. With the coronavirus outbreak officially reaching epidemic proportions, crypto-related companies and organizations are having to change the way they do business.  According to a CNBC report on Wednesday, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group — […]

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PayPal Ditches Libra, Crypto Stagnant, Mark Cuban Hates BTC: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 30–Oct. 6

PayPal pulls out of the Libra Association, crypto markets fail to recover, and Mark Cuban says he’d rather have bananas than BTC. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more […]

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Central Bank Digital Currency Is ‘Inevitable,’ says the Fed’s Patrick Harker

Central bank digital currencies are “inevitable,” says Patrick Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Patrick Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, is confident that central bank digital currencies are inevitable. As Reuters reported on Oct. 2, Harker expressed the idea that central banks — including the Federal Reserve — […]

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US Congress Holds Hearing on Crypto: Witness Profiles

Who represents crypto in a U.S. Congressional hearing dubbed “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain”, weeks after Facebook’s Libra is discussed… Today, on July 30, United States lawmakers will once again gather to debate cryptocurrency and blockchain policy in a hearing dubbed “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain.” The hearing is […]

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