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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.

Watch the Senate Banking Committee’s Crypto Regulation Hearing Live

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is about to hold its hearing on regulation for cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Here's how you can watch it.

Circle CEO Allaire to Congress: Treat Crypto as a New Asset Class

| Nikhilesh De

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire calls for Congress to treat digital assets as their own asset class in testimony for Tuesday's Senate Banking 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.

Congress Drew a Fine Line Between Libra and Crypto – That’s a First

| Nikhilesh De

Lawmakers at last week’s hearings took pains to distinguish Facebook’s Libra from the broader crypto space, showing a new maturity in their…

What to Expect When Congress Grills Facebook on Cryptocurrency

| Nikhilesh De

The Congressional hearings on Facebook's Libra are likely to focus more on the company's privacy failings than broad crypto policy questions.

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.

US Senators Seek Information on Facebook’s ‘Libra’ Crypto Project

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee wants to know more about Facebook's crypto project.

SEC Office to Step Up Crypto Disclosure Policing

| Annaliese Milano

The SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations plans to prioritize the examination of cryptocurrencies and ICOs in 2018.