Facebook Libra Is Seeking to Register as a Payment System in Switzerland
The non-profit set up to run Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking to apply for licensing as a payment system in Switzerland.
A former senior official with the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) believes the nation should join a global conversation about regulating stablecoins, with a particular focus on the Libra stablecoin.
The head of the Facebook-led Libra Association has responded to claims that the cryptocurrency project threatens financial stability.
The Facebook-spawned Libra Association has scaled back its original vision of a global digital currency backed by a basket of fiat currencies.
The French finance minister has said the nation plans to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in the EU over its threat to national currencies.
FINMA's director has spoken out about the risks of working with a major project like Facebook's Libra, and said there are also potential benefits.