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LIVE BLOG: House Meets on Crypto Regulation
The House Financial Services Committee grills six crypto executives about trading and stablecoins in a hearing today.
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Regulators’ Stablecoin Report Met With Bipartisan Pushback
The President’s Working Group suggested Congress enact legislation that would limit stablecoin issuance to insured depository institutions, but this appears to be a nonstarter among the crypto-literate on Capitol Hill.
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How to Talk to Your Legislator About the Crypto Safe Harbor
The Peirce/McHenry proposal is a healthy middle ground for regulation.
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What to Expect When Facebook's Zuckerberg Defends Libra on Capitol Hill
Here's what you need to know before Mark Zuckerberg testifies in front of the House Financial Services Committee on Libra.
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Zuckerberg to Tell Congress: Libra Can Fix 'Failing' Financial System
Facebook's CEO released his written testimony a day before his scheduled appearance before the U.S. House of Representatives.
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SEC Chair, Commissioners to Talk Crypto at Congress Hearing Next Week
The House Financial Services Committee will question SEC commissioners about crypto regulations and Facebook's Libra next week.
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Facebook's Libra Should Be Regulated Like a Security, Says Former CFTC Chair
Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler believes Facebook's Libra looks – and should be regulated like – a security.
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What to Expect When Congress Grills Facebook on Cryptocurrency
The Congressional hearings on Facebook's Libra are likely to focus more on the company's privacy failings than broad crypto policy questions.
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4 US Lawmakers Join Call to Freeze Facebook's Libra Project
Several House Democrats called for a moratorium on Libra development in a letter to Facebook executives on Tuesday.
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Second US Congressional Hearing Is Scheduled on Facebook's Libra Crypto
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 its hearing.
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