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State of Crypto: Meet Lael Brainard, the Fed's CBDC Champion
Last year, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard announced the Boston branch of the U.S. central bank was exploring a digital dollar. She’ll be speaking next week at Consensus.
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FDIC Chief Says Agency Wants to Know More About Digital Assets
"At the FDIC we have been watching [digital asset] developments closely, and plan to issue a request for information to learn more," Jelena McWilliams said.
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The Stablecoin Surge Is Built on Smoke and Mirrors
Are stablecoins fully backed by reserves? Are they FDIC-insured? Stablecoins may be too good to be true, says our columnist.
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Payments Unicorn Square Gets Limited Bank Charter for Merchant Lending
Square Financial Services was given conditional approval by the FDIC Board for an Industrial Loan Company bank charter on Wednesday.
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US Financial Regulators Join UK FCA's 'Global Sandbox'
Four U.S. regulators joined an international alliance of government regulators seeking to bolster the future of fintech.
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The Fed Should 'Get Serious' About Crypto, Says Former FDIC Chair
Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, writes on the viability of CBDCs and their need for further investigation.
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Former FDIC Chair: Bitcoin Policies Shouldn't 'Feed the Frenzy'
Sheila Bair, ex-chair of FDIC, argued that bitcoin shouldn't be banned. Instead, policies should be in place to protect investors.
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Coinbase Targets Institutional Traders With Margin Feature Launch
Coinbase's GDAX digital asset exchange has added a new margin trading feature.
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Regulators: Federal Preemption of State Blockchain Laws Unlikely
The FDIC and three state-level regulators discussed blockchain technology at a panel today centered on the future of US regulation.
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