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Ripple Exec: Slow Response on Blockchain Could be 'Potential Catastrophe' for US

Ripple Exec: Slow Response on Blockchain Could be ‘Potential Catastrophe’ for US

In a recent interview with Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Vigna, Ripple’s co-founder and executive chairman Chris Larsen said that the United States has been “slow to the game” in terms of experimenting, implementing and regulating the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Larsen said that the U.S must change its viewpoint towards blockchain and cryptocurrency as …

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Huobi Scores Ex-Deloitte Audit Exec as New General Manager for Turkey

Global crypto exchange Huobi completes its executive pursuit in Turkey by appointing Alphan Gogus, a veteran in crypto and finance, as the new general manager for Huobi Turkey. A new manager for a growing market Global crypto exchange Huobi has brought on Alphan Gogus as the general manager for Huobi Turkey, according to a press …

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Former Central Bank Exec to Reportedly Head New Tech Regulation Division

China’s securities regulator is reportedly setting up a tech division that will be headed by the former chief of the central bank’s digital currency initiative. Yao Qian, a former director of the Digital Currency Research Institute at the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), will serve as director at the China Securities Regulatory Commission’s (CSRC) first …

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Bank for International Settlements Exec Shows New Fondness for CBDCs

General manager at the BIS Agustin Carstens seems to have changed his negative stance towards CBDCs, now saying that such currencies could open up new possibilities. General manager at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Agustin Carstens seems to have changed his negative stance towards central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), now stating that such currencies …

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Gemini Hires Former Starling Bank Exec for Push Into Europe

Julian Sawyer, a former CEO and co-founder at Starling, will now lead Gemini Europe, the European affiliate of Gemini Trust Company. Gemini, the top global cryptocurrency exchange per CryptoCompare’s latest Exchange Benchmark, hired a former senior executive from United Kingdom-based Starling Bank. Julian Sawyer, a former CEO and co-founder at Starling, will now lead Gemini …

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