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Known Crypto-Hater Sherman to Chair Congressional Subcommittee on Investor Protection

The anti-crypto United States Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets.On Dec. 5, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced that Sherman was elected to take up the position of Chair

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International Monetary Fund Chair to Banks: Allow Digital Currencies Space to Develop

Christine Lagarde, the Chair of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for a balanced approach to cryptocurrencies and said that the financial supervisors and central banks should be more open to digital currencies, in an opening statement to the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament.The statement

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Fed Chair Says Facebook Needs to Satisfy Regulatory Concerns Regarding Libra

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said there needs to be broad satisfaction with the way Facebook is handling regulatory concerns regarding its forthcoming stablecoin Libra. Powell gave his comments in a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on July 10.Rep. Steve Stivers asked Powell during the meeting, “if

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Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra, as reported by CNN Tech Reporter Brian Fung in a series of tweets June 18.In her statement, Rep. Waters explained:“Given the company’s troubled past,

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