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Ex-CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo on Why He Launched Digital Dollar Project

In this video from WEF 2020, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” discusses his push to digitize the U.S. dollar and the future of global currencies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 23rd, 2020

Former CFTC Chairman, Accenture Envision A Fed-Issued Digital Currency Distributed By Banks

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Christopher Giancarlo presented a detailed look into his Digital Dollar Project at t.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 23rd, 2020

Why ‘Crypto Dad’ Is Building the Digital Dollar Foundation

With the proverbial digital currency barbarians at the gate, ex-CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo launches a digital dollar initiative......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

Ex-CFTC Chair Giancarlo to Push for Digital Dollar in New Role at White-Shoe Law Firm

Christopher Giancarlo has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new senior counsel, where the former CFTC chief intends to continue advocating for a digital dollar and other policies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 3rd, 2019

When Will We See the Digital Dollar? ‘Crypto Dad’ Says Soon

Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems – the older systems associated with the pre-digital age – as almost hopelessly obsolete......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 3rd, 2020

Former CFTC Officials Ramp Up Push for Digital Dollar With Accenture Partnership

Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo and LabCFTC head Dan Gorfine are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to determine how best to create a U.S. central bank digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

Ex-CFTC Chair ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo Joins Digital Chamber Trade Group

Former CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo has joined the advisory board of the Chamber of Digital Commerce......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 17th, 2019

When Will We See the Digital Dollar? ‘CryptoDad’ Says Soon

Former CFTC Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems - the older systems associated with the pre-digital age - as almost hopelessly obsolete......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 3rd, 2020

Trump Administration Popped 2017 Bitcoin Bubble, Ex-CFTC Chair Says

"We saw a bubble building and we thought the best way to address it was to allow the market to interact with it," said Christopher Giancarlo......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 22nd, 2019

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX claims former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo threatened the company for personal reasons, two letters obtained by CoinDesk reveal......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 28th, 2019

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Says Institutional Investors Will Help Crypto "Mature"

CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo said the cryptocurrency market will mature as institutional investors enter the space......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 12th, 2018

CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs

CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 7th, 2018

Crypto News Roundup and Interviews for Jan. 23, 2020

In addition our news roundup, we'll hear from former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo, then we'll take a walk with a modern cypherpunk and senior reporter Leigh Cuen......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 23rd, 2020

Volcker Might Have Said Yes to a Digital Dollar – If He Knew What It Was

What would the late former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker have thought about digital currencies issued by central banks?.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 12th, 2019

Facebook open to currency-pegged stablecoins for Libra project

Facebook Inc , facing growing skepticism about its digital currency project Libra, on Sunday said the initiative could use cryptocurrencies based on national currencies such as the dollar, instead of the synthetic one it initially proposed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 20th, 2019

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 16th, 2019

US Senate Confirms New CFTC Chair to Succeed ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo

Giancarlo said the agency is in “safe hands.”.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 6th, 2019

CFTC Chair: ‘Explosion of Interest’ in Crypto May Spawn New Clearinghouses

CFTC Chairman Giancarlo expects new firms to apply to become federally-regulated clearinghouses so they can offer crypto futures......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 1st, 2019

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 22nd, 2019

Road to Consensus with CFTC Chair Giancarlo – Regulating the Blockchain

CoinDesk's Nolan Bauerle goes one-on-one with the man whose regulatory oversight extends to the commodities and futures markets – including cryptocurrency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 4th, 2019

Carbon Becomes Latest Startup to Launch a Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin

Crypto project Carbon has launched its own ethereum-based, dollar-pegged stablecoin dubbed CarbonUSD......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 12th, 2018