20Feb/20

Brazilian Central Bank Promises Instant Payment Platform to Compete With Crypto

The Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) has announced a plan to launch a new near-instant payment system during November. The platform, called the Brazilian Instant Payment Scheme (PIX), will facilitate peer-to-peer andRead More…

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10Feb/20

FinCEN: Social Media Crypto Projects Can’t Ignore Money Laundering Risk

The deputy director of the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) says the cryptocurrency sector must not abet a “slide backward” in money laundering prevention. FinCEN deputy director Jamal El-Hindi made hisRead More…

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10Jan/20

China’s Central Bank Completes Top-Later Design and Joint Tests of Planned CBDC

The central bank of China has completed the top-layer design and joint testing of its soon-to-be-released central bank digital currency (CBDC). As domestic news outlet Sina reported on Jan. 10, People’s BankRead More…

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