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Swiss Central Banker: State-Backed Crypto Would Pose ‘Incalculable Risks’

Brian Evans - Apr 05, 2018

Swiss National Bank Governing Board member Andrea Maechler sees value in blockchain, but argues central banks should stay out of consumer payments.

SEC ‘Looking Closely’ at Public Company Blockchain Pivots, Says Chairman
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SEC ‘Looking Closely’ at Public Company Blockchain Pivots, Says Chairman

Brian Evans - Jan 22, 2018

The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said today that the securities market regulator is "looking closely" at the trend of public companies that have…

Irish Central Bank Chief: Blockchain is One of ‘The Largest Policy Challenges’
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Irish Central Bank Chief: Blockchain is One of ‘The Largest Policy Challenges’

Brian Evans - Jul 27, 2017

New technologies like blockchain represent a major policy challenge, according to the head of Ireland's central bank. According to a newly-published transcript from a speech in late…

Italy, Bitcoin, Mafia and Gambling
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Italy, Bitcoin, Mafia and Gambling

Brian Evans - Feb 08, 2017

During the recent speech of the Italian Democratic Party member, Lucrezia Ricchiuti, it was expressed that Bitcoins are powering up Italian mafia and are providing a great…

Support from our monetary policy measures is still needed – ECB's M.Draghi
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Support from our monetary policy measures is still needed – ECB's M.Draghi

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

At his speech today at the European Parliament, ECB President Mario Draghi noted: Support from our monetary policy measures is still needed. Underlying inflation pressures remain very…