Group Of Seven Task Force Created In Wake Of Libra Announcement

France‚Äôs central bank governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau has announced the creation of a Group of Seven central bank governors task force, which will work to produce a study outlining how central banks can regulate Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency to keep it in line with anti-money-laundering regulations and consumer protection rules.

Up To 40 Broker-Dealer Applications Wait For Approval From FINRA

With some broker-dealer applications stuck in regulatory limbo for up to 14 months, firms ready to launch their regulated blockchain products in the US have been forced to wait while the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission deal with the “complex issues” present in the regulation of digital assets.

Cryptosphere Preps Itself For Controversial New FATF Regulation

In nine days, a new Financial Action Task Force rule will require crypto-related businesses in about 200 countries, including the US, to verify the identity of anyone sending or receiving over $1,000 or 1,000 euros. Companies from crypto exchange Coinbase to asset manager Fidelity Investments will be expected to comply.