Monthly Archives: June 2021

US Authorities Seek To Rein In Cryptos – Plus Loan Latest

The governments and regulatory authorities of developed nation states have a major imperative: to control the nature of cryptocurrencies and the way they do business. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider reports on a seminal piece of litigation in the US: In December 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint in a New York federal court against Ripple […]

FCA Research Shows Increased Interest In Cryptos – Plus Loan Latest

Well, at the risk of repeating ourselves… today sees yet more news of the rise of cryptocurrencies, as reported by our friends at Finextra. Here’s an excerpt: New research from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has found that excitement about the rising valuations attached to cryptocurrencies has firmly penetrated the retail consumer market. Overall, public […]

BIS Opens Third FinTech Innovation Hub In London

The scramble to promote – and to develop in the financial community – awareness of digital money continues. Our friends at Finextra report on the latest move from the Bank for International Settlements, which has opened its third innovation hub in London. Established in 2019 to support exploratory work into new frontiers in financial technology, […]

CBDCs At Cutting Edge Of Struggle For Digital-Money Dominance

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are a key battle ground in the competition to dominate the world of digital money. Crowdfundinsider reports the G7 joint statement on innovation in digital money and central bank digital currencies. After Crowdfundinsider’s reporting, we add commentary of our own: To quote the G7: “G7 Central Banks have been exploring […]