Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 21st October.

Is that Token, Legal Tender?   Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. The answer to this question is no, unless it is a CBDC.  Libra, Bitcoin, Tether USD are all Tokens.  You have a right to refuse them.  Legal Tender means you can’t refuse a state backed […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 14th October.

Who will be first, which will be best? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. A friend asked me this week to answer this simple question.  He runs a business and wishes to be prepared for what many believe will be the biggest disruption to society since the […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 30th September.

Stablecoins and Regulation, current state of play. Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published stablecoin guidance Monday, on how cryptocurrencies backed by fiat currencies should be treated under law. Prior to […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 23rd September.

What is the optimal method of stablecoin delivery? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Last week the question seemed to be who should be first?  This week it has moved on to how?  Should it be a two tier distribution model, all public sector lead or largely […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 16th September.

Who will be first! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we have seen an interesting argument play out.  Who should be first to innovate at scale in Digital Currencies?  Should this be State (slow, considered, careful) or should the Private sector (with Regulatory cover) be […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 9th September.

Crypto has a Trust deficit! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Let’s call it as it is!  Hacks, scam ICOs’ and other wild value accretive promises that can never be kept, the list of trust destroying behaviour within and around this industry goes on and on.   The […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 2nd September.

The rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw the Central Banks making significant progress on the implementation of CBDC’s. While those Central Banks in the west are largely still at the research stage and in the case […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 25th August

Central Bankers should be very wary! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw concern that if Central Bankers wade into the Digital Currency market too quickly they would not only expose themselves to reputational risk but also the sovereign government that is behind them. […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 18th August

We are still at the experimental stage with stablecoins. Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. In a clear sign of an immature market we saw this week a Trader make money on trading the same stablecoin.  In digital-asset markets, stablecoins like tether and USDC are supposed to […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 11th August

Here come the Russians! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Russia’s bill to regulate cryptocurrencies has been signed into law by President Vladimir Putin. The new law gives legal status to cryptocurrency but prohibits its use as a means of payment. The law provides a definition to […]

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