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U.S. lawmakers have raised concerns that the structure of Facebook's controversial Libra cryptocurrency could make it highly attractive to criminals, calling into question whether checks by wallet...
The U.S. government’s sanctions watchdog is believed to be investigating cases where cryptocurrencies have been used to skirt sanctions controls, with enforcement action tipped to be on the way.
A key architect of Facebook’s digital currency project, Libra, has attempted to reassure lawmakers that Libra will not be launched until regulators are happy user data is protected, the risk of...
On July 15, 2019, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a technical note on implications for the regulation and supervision of the financial sector in Singapore, exploring both the...
With Facebook scheduled to appear before U.S. Congress this week to make the case for its cryptocurrency project Libra, the social media giant faces an uphill struggle to convince wary legislators...
Facebook has responded to demands from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee for answers on the regulatory status of its cryptocurrency project Libra, although steered clear of calls to halt the...
On July 4, 2019, the Cypriot Ministry of Finance published the country’s National Strategy for Decentralised Technologies (Blockchain), which explores the full implementation of blockchain...
Facebook’s Libra has the potential to shake up a global remittances market long in need of reform, experts believe, but much will hinge on the opinions of a diverse array of regulators in...
A think tank specialising in terrorist financing has warned that Hamas and Islamic State are finding new ways of using Bitcoin to evade detection by banks, crypto exchanges and law enforcement.
UK authorities have vowed to look “beyond the hype” around stablecoins, and Facebook’s Libra project in particular, ensuring instead that crypto firms providing payment or e-money services are...

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