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US Treasury recommends lawmakers decide which regulators will oversee crypto spot market

Officials with the United States Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, have recommended U.S. lawmakers pass legislation to determine which “rulemaking authority” will be responsible for regulating parts of the crypto spot market.In an Oct. 3 meeting of the FSOC, Jonathan Rose, a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank

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South Korean ministry recommends enactment of special Metaverse laws

The Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) of South Korea revealed plans to move away from imposing traditional video gaming laws on the Metaverse. Instead, the ministry decided to issue new guidelines for incentivizing the growth of the budding ecosystem.South Korea’s interest in garnering Web3 and the Metaverse ecosystems is

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MakerDAO co-founder recommends DAI-USD depegging to limit attack surface

In light of the recent discussions around depegging its native token from USD Coin (USDC) amid sanctioning of Tornado Cash, MakerDAO co-founder Rune Christensen reached out to the community explaining why free-floating DAI may be the only choice for the decentralized autonomous organization (DAO).In his blog post, “The Path of

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Lebanon Inflation Rate Surges to 211%, Economist Steve Hanke Recommends a Currency Board – Economics Bitcoin News

As political leaders in crisis-hit Lebanon bicker over positions in the yet-to-be-formed government, the country’s runaway inflation rate surged to 211% in May 2022, new data has shown. Economist Steve Hanke insists that a currency board is a solution to Lebanon’s currency woes. Black Market in Fuel Driving Inflation The inflation

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Twitter board recommends shareholders vote for Elon Musk’s takeover

The Twitter board has unanimously recommended that shareholders vote in favor of Elon Musk’s takeover of the social media giant.Twitter’s board of directors initially accepted the $44 billion takeover bid at $54.20 per share in late April, and shareholder approval is the final hurdle to the deal going through bar

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IMF recommends eco-friendly CBDCs and non-PoW mechanisms for payments

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) study on energy consumption revealed the importance of design choices within the crypto ecosystem to build an environmentally friendly mainstream payment system.In the study entitled “Digital Currencies and Energy Consumption,” the IMF examined the energy consumption of crypto assets based on their distinct design elements to evaluate the

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IMF recommends the Bahamas ‘accelerate its education campaigns’ on CBDC

The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, has turned its attention to the Bahamas’ central bank digital currency (CBDC), the Sand Dollar, and suggested additional regulatory oversight and education.Reporting on a consultation with the Caribbean nation on Monday, the IMF said its executive directors “recognized the potential of the Sand Dollar

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US Congress agency recommends 4 key policy options for blockchain

Per the request of the United States Congress, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), laid out four policy options to help policymakers implement blockchain technologies while enhancing benefits and mitigating challenges.The technology assessment shared by the GAO acknowledged the potential of blockchain technology in improving a variety of financial and

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‘Avoid Ban on Private Cryptocurrencies,’ Indian Technology Think Tank CIS Recommends

The Indian government should avoid a ban on private cryptocurrencies, according to a report by Indian non-profit organization Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), which has been cited by lawmakers for reference in the past.The report comes as the Indian government is looking to introduce a crypto bill that will

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