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Financial Censorship After Capitol Riot 'Truly Chilling,' Says OCC Chief Brian Brooks
“Money might be controlled by a handful of elites,” the departing bank regulator said at a Wednesday event. “Crypto is about freedom.”
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Brian Brooks, Crypto-Friendly Bank Regulator, Expected to Step Down This Week: Report
The Acting OCC head will reportedly end his brief tenure running the federal banking regulator by the end of the week.
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Breakdown 1.5.21 - Banks and Public Blockchains
Most Important Crypto Regulation Yet? Banks Can Treat Public Blockchains Like SWIFT and ACH
A new interpretive letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency paves the way for stablecoins and public blockchains to be fully integrated in the financial infrastructure.
Breakdown 1.5.21 - Banks and Public Blockchains

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US Federal Regulator Says Banks Can Conduct Payments Using Stablecoins
Banks can act as nodes on a blockchain or conduct payments using stablecoins, the OCC said Monday.
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Waters Tells Biden to Rescind OCC Crypto Guidance; May Be Part of Anti-Trump, Anti-Crypto Offensive
The head of the House Financial Services Committee wants President-elect Biden to to rescind guidance by the OCC that national banks may hold stablecoin reserves as a service to bank customers.
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OCC Chief Hints at Coming 'Good' Actions on Crypto by End of Trump's Term
Brooks hinted at a flurry of crypto clarity actions in the next 6 weeks that could drive more institutions into the asset class.
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A Crypto Ally as Top US Bank Regulator?
President Trump has nominated former Coinbase counsel Brian Brooks to a full five-year term as Comptroller of the Currency, but will he be confirmed in time?
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Crypto-Friendly Brooks Gets Nod to Serve 5-Year Term Leading Bank Regulator
Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks to a full term leading the bank regulator.
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Four Congresswomen Known As "The Squad"  Participate In NAACP Town Hall
US Representatives Rip OCC, Brooks for 'Excessive Focus' on Crypto
Congressional Democrats blasted the OCC and Acting Comptroller Brooks for spending time on crypto during a pandemic.
Four Congresswomen Known As "The Squad"  Participate In NAACP Town Hall

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US Banks May Seek to Partner With or Buy Crypto Custodians, OCC's Brooks Says
The OCC's July ruling that allowed banks to provide custody spurred the newfound interest, Brooks said.
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