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Senate Banking Committee Schedules July Hearing on Facebook’s Libra Crypto
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing next month on Facebook's new cryptocurrency, Libra.
Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Will Face ‘Regulatory Hurricane,’ Canaccord Analysts Say
Facebook's Libra coin will face a regulatory "hurricane," warn otherwise-bullish analysts at investment bank Canaccord.
Halt Libra? US Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Facebook’s Crypto
House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of its Libra crypto until hearings can be held.
Facebook Has Yet to Answer US Lawmakers’ Questions About Libra Crypto
Facebook is still working on its responses to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee's questions about the Libra coin.
Facebook Unveils Libra Cryptocurrency, Targeting 1.7 Billion Unbanked
Facebook's newly unveiled Libra blockchain is tackling remittances at first, but it could have a much broader impact.
Ripple Could Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram in XRP Boosting Deal
Money transfer giant MoneyGram will use Ripple's xRapid and the XRP cryptocurrency to settle cross-border transactions as part of a new partnership.
Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch
Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.
Crypto Exchange Binance.com to Block US Customers from Trading
Report: Uber, PayPal, Visa to Back Facebook’s GlobalCoin Cryptocurrency
Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook's new cryptocurrency, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Binance Says It’s Launching a US Exchange With FinCEN-Registered Partner
Binance says it's plotting an expansion to the U.S. and working with a partner that's registered with FinCEN.