March 12, 2021

Students in Georgia set to be taught about crypto at high school

The bill passed the lower chamber of Georgia on March 8 by a vote of 169-2. The bill was sponsored by six Republican candidates and has […]
February 24, 2021

Fed chair says it’s up to Congress to bring a digital dollar to market

In a House Financial Services Committee hearing, Powell responded to questions from Rep. Patrick McHenry, who said the digital dollar would likely face national and economic […]
February 24, 2021

All of the Federal Reserve’s wire and ACH systems go down

According to the Federal Reserve Bank Services website, the bank is currently experiencing a disruption in its Check 21, Check Adjustments, FedLine Advantage, FedLine Command, FedLine […]
February 4, 2021

Bitcoin-touting Senator Lummis appointed to Banking Committee

 According to Cointelegraph, on Wednesday night, Senator Lummis’s team stated that she had received her committee assignments for the 117th congress.   The freshman Republican from Wyoming […]
January 20, 2021

Janet Yellen calls cryptocurrencies a ‘particular concern’ for AML

In a virtual hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Yellen faced questions on combating the financing of terrorism (CFT), from Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan from […]
January 14, 2021

Anchorage granted US’s first national crypto bank charter

Per a Wednesday announcement from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Anchorage will have conditional authorization to operate as a trust institution nationally. The […]
January 14, 2021

An online future for finance is inevitable, says OCC’s Brooks

Described by Elliptic CEO Simone Maini as “a fairy godfather to the crypto industry,” Brian Brooks has been a leading light in U.S. federal policy toward […]
January 13, 2021

Visa abandons $5.3B Plaid acquisition in the face of DoJ antitrust suit

The DoJ announced Tuesday that Visa and Plaid had called it quits on their planned merger. Originally announced almost exactly a year ago, Visa was planning […]
January 13, 2021

Reuters: Gary Gensler, MIT blockchain professor and Obama’s CFTC chair, to head Biden SEC

According to Reuters’ anonymous sourcing in a Tuesday report, Gary Gensler will be Biden’s nominee as SEC Chair. During the Obama administration, Gensler was the chairman […]