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Regulatory Acceptance of Stablecoins Signals Big Changes on the Horizon

A major piece of guidance issued recently by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is already making waves in financial circles. This directive allows banks and federal savings associations to hold deposits as reserves for stablecoins that are backed one-to-one by a fiat currency. Although this order is very limited in scope, it represents a pivotal move towards an innovative regulatory framework and signals the future inclusion of commodity-backed stablecoins.

10/05/2020
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Freedom File 026: Rep. Warren Davidson

01/29/2019
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If You Build the Blockchain, Regulators Will Come

The hardest part of drafting any new regulation is establishing a definition. In fact, most of the policy work is in the definition and there are alarmingly few policy considerations after something is defined as a covered entity. The definition of cryptocurrency has already proved problematic for regulators. Essentially, to commodities regulators, virtual currency is a commodity. For bank regulators, it is a bank. For securities regulators, it is a security. For those who regulate money transmitters, it is a money transmitter. For the purpose of property taxes, it is a property. Everyone wants a stake in the new world of virtual currency.

07/12/2016