WEF Launches Global Consortium for Crypto Governance

The World Economic Forum has created an international consortium to design a governance framework for cryptocurrencies, including stablecoins. Announced Friday, the consortium seeks to bring together financial institutions, government representatives, developers and other members of the global community to determine what sort of governance around cryptocurrencies can best further the goal of financial inclusion. Digital […]

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Facebook Crypto Association Loses Another Vital Member

The Facebook crypto project, Libra, has lost another one of its backers with Vodafone announcing its decision to quit the Libra Association. Meanwhile, central banks from major economies are forming a coalition to explore state-issued digital currencies in response to private cryptos. Why Facebook Crypto Continues to Lose Partners According to BBC, global telecoms giant […]

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Libra Prepares New 2.0 Roadmap for 2020 Launch

Despite regulatory uncertainty, the developers of Facebook’s Libra project continue forward. Recently, the Libra team released its second Roadmap, with points preparing for mainnet launch. Facebook’s Libra, which still has no hard and fast dates for an actual launch, continues to build up its community. A recent blog post by its developers suggest the project […]

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Facebook’s Libra Pushes Back at Claims Project Is Threat to Financial Stability

The head of the Facebook-led Libra Association has responded to claims that the cryptocurrency project threatens nations’ financial stability. In interview with French daily Les Echos on Thursday, Bertrand Perez, the association’s general director, played down concerns over potential disruption to the monetary policies of central banks with currencies included in the Libra reserve – a […]

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