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SEC Chair, Commissioners to Talk Crypto at Congress Hearing Next Week

| Nikhilesh De

The House Financial Services Committee will question SEC commissioners about crypto regulations and Facebook's Libra next week.

$500K, 60 Lawyers: Filing Reveals Costs of Bitfinex’s Fight With NY Regulators

| Nikhilesh De

Bitfinex has spent half a million dollars producing documents in its ongoing battle with the New York Attorney General's office, a new filing says.

US Senator: ‘I Don’t Think You’ve Persuaded Anyone’ Crypto Creates Financial Inclusion

| Nikhilesh De

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) questioned the claim that blockchain spurs financial inclusion at Tuesday's Banking Committee hearing.

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Senate Banking Committee to Hold Hearing on Crypto Regulation

| Nikhilesh De

The Senate Banking Committee has scheduled a hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain regulatory frameworks for July 30.

Facebook’s Libra Should Be Regulated Like a Security, Says Former CFTC Chair

| Nikhilesh De

Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler believes Facebook's Libra looks – and should be regulated like – a security.

Facebook to Senators: Libra Crypto Will Respect Privacy

| Nikhilesh De

Facebook's David Marcus told lawmakers its new libra cryptocurrency will not store or share personal financial information – with a few caveats.

4 US Lawmakers Join Call to Freeze Facebook’s Libra Project

| Nikhilesh De

Several House Democrats called for a moratorium on Libra development in a letter to Facebook executives on Tuesday.

Second US Congressional Hearing Is Scheduled on Facebook’s Libra Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee has scheduled a hearing on Facebook's libra cryptocurrency for July 17, one day after the Senate holds…

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Halt Libra? US Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Facebook’s Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of its Libra crypto until hearings can be held.

CFTC Chair: ‘Explosion of Interest’ in Crypto May Spawn New Clearinghouses

| Nikhilesh De

CFTC Chairman Giancarlo expects new firms to apply to become federally-regulated clearinghouses so they can offer crypto futures.