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Libra Has ‘Failed’ in Its Current Form Says Swiss Finance Minister

Libra, the much-scrutinized proposed cryptocurrency from Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), has “failed in its current form,” according to Swiss President and Finance Minister Ueli Maurer. Swiss President Critical of Libra Basket Maurer, who is in the final days of his year-long term as President of the Swiss Confederation, was speaking to the country’s national

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Swiss President: Central Banks Won’t Accept Libra Cryptocurrency in Current Form

After meeting a list of obstacles in an attempt to pass regulations for its ambitious Libra cryptocurrency project, Facebook has been set back in their goal to launch it in 2020. Switzerland’s president, Ueli’ Maurer, has expressed disappointment in the project as Facebook’s team continues its efforts to seek regulatory

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Facebook’s Libra Has Failed in Current Form, Says Swiss President

The basket of assets backing Facebook’s Libra stablecoin needs to change in order for the project to be accepted by regulators, according to Switzerland’s President.“Central banks will not accept the basket of currencies underpinning it”Reuters reported on Dec. 27 that Swiss finance minister and outgoing president Ueli Maurer said

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Swiss Government Quashes ‘E-Franc,’ Says Current Risks Outweigh Benefits

The government of cryptocurrency-friendly Switzerland has shot down the idea of issuing a digital Swiss franc, for now.According to a Dec. 13 press release published on the Federal Council’s website, the Federal Council approved a report exploring the opportunities and risks of issuing a digital form of the country’s

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