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US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says G7 in Agreement on Libra, Cryptocurrencies

| Daniel Kuhn

“There was a clear agreement ... that Libra, in particular, raises some very significant concerns, and cryptocurrencies more broadly," said Mnuchin.

New York Finance Watchdog ‘Fiercely Opposes’ Sandboxes for Fintech Firms

| Madeline Meng Shi

The chief of New York's financial regulatory body said Tuesday that the agency is "fiercely opposed" to regulatory sandboxes for fintech firms

US Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List

| Nikhilesh De

The Treasury Department may start publishing wallet addresses along with the names of people and organizations with whom it forbids doing business.

US Finance Regulators Form Crypto Working Group, Says Mnuchin

| Stan Higgins

Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that the Financial Stability Oversight Council has formed a working group focused on cryptocurrencies.

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US Treasury to Audit FinCEN’s Cryptocurrency Practices

| Stan Higgins

FinCEN's cryptocurrency practices are set to be reviewed by the U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general.

Inspector General: US Mint Should Consider Bitcoin’s Impact

| Stan Higgins

The Treasury Department's inspector general said that the long-term impact of cryptocurrencies on the US Mint's business model should be considered.

The US Treasury Is Testing Distributed Ledger Asset Tracking

| Stan Higgins

The US Treasury Department has revealed that one of its agencies is launching a new blockchain pilot.

US Treasury Advisors Weigh Blockchain Insurance Impact

| Stan Higgins

An advisory council to the US Treasury Department met last week to discuss the application of blockchain to the insurance market.


Symbiont Adds FinTech Veterans to Advisory Board

| Yessi Bello Perez

Symbiont has added Maureen O'Hara, chairman of Investment Technology Group and a former US Treasury official to its board of advisors.

Former US Mint Chief: Bitcoin a Serious Challenge to Government Money

| Pete Rizzo

Edmund C. Moy, former director of the US Mint, is now talking openly about the benefits of bitcoin.