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Central Bank Officials: DLT Can Improve the Global Financial System

At MIT Bitcoin Expo 2020, monetary experts debate what form a central bank digital currency may take. On March 7, three monetary and cryptocurrency experts discussed the challenges and prospects of central bank-issued digital currencies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Bitcoin Expo 2020.The panelists acknowledged that distributed ledger technologies (DLT) could improve the […]

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Federal Preemption or States’ Rights? Crypto Advocates Clash Over Regulatory Approaches

Caitlin Long and Peter Van Valkenburgh find themselves on the opposite sides of the federal-versus-state regulation divide. It is easy to think of the most prominent blockchain advocates as a united front, whose ranks are tightly closed in the face of the common enemy — a horde of fierce crypto critics, unwieldy regulators, anti-money laundering […]