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New Draft U.S. Law Will Make It Illegal To Issue Stablecoins Without Federal Reserve Approval

Three U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill that will force private stablecoin issuers to obtain a banking charter (or license) and approval from the Federal Reserve before they can issue a stablecoin. Instigated by Rep. Rashida Tlaib, with support from Reps. Jesús García and Stephen Lynch – all of them Democrats – the proposed law […]

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ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Downplays Bitcoin’s Risks to Financial Stability, Troubled by Stablecoins

ECB President Christine Lagarde downplays any risks bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could pose to financial stability and monetary sovereignty. In contrast, she sees stablecoins, such as Facebook-backed libra, as posing “serious risks.” Christine Lagarde, Bitcoin, and Facebook’s Libra The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, shared her view on the future of […]