Browsing the "Libra" Tag

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says G7 in Agreement on Libra, Cryptocurrencies

| Daniel Kuhn

“There was a clear agreement ... that Libra, in particular, raises some very significant concerns, and cryptocurrencies more broadly," said Mnuchin.

WATCH: ‘Mother of Blockchains’ Defends Facebook’s Choice of Controversial Swiss Foundation

| John Biggs

Joshua Ashley Klayman Kuzar sees Libra as a turning point in the march to mass adoption. "Facebook didn't come to congress," she said. "Congress came…

Consumer Advocates Urge Libra Members to Quit Facebook Crypto

| Daniel Kuhn

A coalition of consumer advocacy groups urged the Libra Association's 28 member firms to quit the Facebook-led project.

WATCH: Former CFTC Advisor Sees ‘Mistrust’ as Libra’s Fatal Flaw

| John Biggs

Scandal after scandal hasn't done Facebook any favors, says former CTFC advisor Jeff Bandman.

WATCH: A FinTech Lawyer Breaks Down Libra’s Legality

| John Biggs

Joel Telpner, chair of the Fintech and Blockchain Practice Group at Sullivan & Worcester LLP, sees Libra's creation as setting a fascinating - and…

WATCH: Lukka CEO Believes in a Future Full of Corporate Tokens

| John Biggs

Lukka CEO and investor Jake Benson sees Libra's real value as a guinea pig that will allow regulators to test the limits of crypto.

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Facebook Libra Risks to Financial Stability Demand ‘Highest’ Regulatory Standards, Says G7

| Daniel Palmer

The G7 group of nations has warned of the threat posed by stablecoins such as Facebook's Libra and set out draft recommendations for regulation.

WATCH: Investor Nisa Amoils Expects Libra to Reduce Regulatory Risk

| John Biggs

Nisa Amoils believes that Facebook's Libra is a platform play.

Web Search Data Indicates Soaring Interest for Facebook Libra in China

| Daniel Palmer

China has emerged as a perhaps surprising leader when it comes to public interest in Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project.

WATCH: Former ConsenSys Fintech Lead Says Facebook Will Rule Crypto Payments

| John Biggs

Juan Llanos sees Facebook's rise in the payments space as nearly inevitable. So how can startups compete? He has some ideas.