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Facebook Hires on New Lobbyists for Libra Stablecoin Project

Social media giant Facebook has hired two more lobbyists to aid the release of its forthcoming Libra stablecoin.As Bloomberg reported on Sept. 5, lobbying disclosures filed earlier this week revealed that William Hollier, the president of legislative and regulatory counseling firm Hollier Associates LLC, began lobbying for Facebook on

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Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Hires New Chief Security Officer

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custody founded by the Winklevoss twins, has hired cybersecurity expert David Damato as its new chief security officer (CSO). Damato was previously the CSO of cybersecurity firm Tanium. Tyler Winklevoss announced the new hire in an official blog post on Aug. 19. According to the

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Blockchain Firm Findora Hires Former Coinbase CTO as Strategic Advisor

Finance infrastructure-focused blockchain project Findora has appointed the former chief technology officer of major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase as a strategic advisor.As fintech media outlet Fintech Finance reported on Aug. 14, Balaji Srinivasan joined Findora after serving as a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder

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Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank’s Head of Public Affairs for Crypto Project

Facebook has reportedly hired Standard Chartered Bank’s head of public affairs Ed Bowles for its cryptocurrency project, the Financial Times reports on June 14.Per the report, Facebook hired the senior bank lobbyist in anticipation of the greater regulatory scrutiny in Europe over its plans to launch its own crypto

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Binance Hires Former NBA, Dell Exec to Head Global Strategy Initiatives

Major cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain platform Binance has hired a former strategic executive at Dell and the National Basketball Association as Binance’s global strategy officer, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 5.Binance’s new official Strategy Officer, Gin Chao, will reportedly advance the organization’s global strategy,

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HBUS Hires Tech and Financial Services Veteran as VP of Product and Technology

HBUS, the operator of United States-based crypto exchange Huobi.com, has announced the appointment of technology and financial services veteran Oren Blonstein as its vice president of product and technology. The development was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 7.As previously reported, the Huobi.com marketplace first

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