Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Home > Committee

House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review

Representative Maxine Waters, chair of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee, says the committee will continue to review Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra and the corresponding digital wallet Calibra.A priority for autumn 2019Waters announced the committee’s priorities for fall 2019 on Aug. 23. According to the statement,

Read More

Bithumb Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb will launch a new committee in September that will determine which cryptocurrencies can be traded on its platform.A monthly check by expertsSouth Korean news daily Yonhap News reported the formation of Bithumb’s new committee on Aug. 22. The committee, entitled the Listing Eligibility Deliberation

Read More

Crypto, Blockchain Hearing at US Senate Banking Committee

During today’s United State Senate Banking Committee hearing on the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and blockchain, Cointelegraph will be updating live with the most important developments. The July 30 hearing, titled “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain,” follows the previous hearings in mid-July that examined the regulatory hurdles

Read More

Senate Banking Committee Sets Hearing on Facebook’s Crypto for July 16

The Banking Committee of the United States Senate will hear testimony on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16, economic news site MarketWatch reports on June 19.The social media giant released the white paper for its Libra token yesterday.  The stablecoin, will operate on a native eponymous blockchain, and

Read More

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,

Read More

US Senate Banking Committee Presses Facebook for Info on Crypto Project

The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the United States Senate is seeking information on Facebook’s reported cryptocurrency project. The committee addressed its concerns to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a letter on May 9.In a series of questions, the Senate highlights certain aspects of

Read More

CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Discusses Crypto Regulation and DLT Adoption

The Technology Advisory Committee of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) discussed crypto regulation and distributed ledger technology (DLT) adoption during a meeting on Wednesday, March 27.The committee discussed various reports on cryptocurrencies and DLT. The first was presented by Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research at

Read More