Binance is now positioning its Venus stablecoin project as an alternative to Facebook’s Libra, a month after downplaying any suggestions of rivalry.
Germany’s cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook’s Libra.
An economist at the Bank for International Settlements has come out in favor of building regulation into blockchain-based financial markets.
The head of Facebook’s Calibra has spoken out to “debunk” allegations that the Libra project poses a threat to nations’ fiscal sovereignty.
The Korean arm of the exchange has dropped support for privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies including monero, zcash and dash.
The Libra Association is to be grilled by 26 central banks over the perceived risks to financial stability posed by the crypto project.
The U.S. Treasury mentioned cryptocurrency thefts as one of the reasons for the action against the Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel.
The head of the Facebook-led Libra Association has responded to claims that the cryptocurrency project threatens financial stability.
The U.K FCA has authorized CF Benchmarks as a Benchmark Administrator under EU regulation coming into effect in January.
The French finance minister has said the nation plans to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in the EU over its threat to “monetary sovereignty.”
FINMA’s director has spoken out about the risks of working with a major project like Facebook’s Libra, and said there are also potential benefits.
The company set up to run Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking to apply for licensing as a payment system in Switzerland.
The current crypto legislation before the Dutch Parliament not only mandates domestic companies register with the central bank but that foreign entities will not be allowed to conduct services within the country.
Blockstack has raised a total of $23 million through two SEC-regulated token offerings, the company announced Tuesday.
Facebook’s Libra and other cryptocurrencies operating in the U.S. must meet regulatory requirements to tackle financial crimes, the official said.
CipherTrace has rolled out software for sharing sensitive customer information under the FATF’s new “travel rule” for global crypto exchanges.
Nekti has upgraded its digital ID service to help crypto firms meet the FATF’s tough new standards for combating money laundering.
LINE, provider of Japan’s most popular messaging app, has just been approved for a cryptocurrency business license in the country.
Some Asian countries have gone a long way toward shoring up their rules and regulations around cryptocurrencies and security tokens.
The Republic of Burundi banned all cryptocurrencies, stating the volatile, speculative and unregulated asset class presents too much risk for citizens.