From Egypt and Jordan through to the Gulf, the Middle East has seen a lot of progress in payments. Yet some significant roadblocks remain, including rising fraud, enabling cards for... more
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Last week the US House Committee on Financial Services held a virtual hearing about the Digital Dollar or central bank digital currency (CBDC). The event promised to be interesting as two... more
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CipherTrace has released its Spring 2020 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering and Crime Report with key data on cryptocurrency crimes and trends that will have regulatory repercussions for VASPs and other financial institutions. In the... more
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A new report offers a comprehensive review of the blockchain landscape, COVID-19’s impact on crypto, and what’s in store for the rest of 2020. “Crypto not blockchain” was the dominant... more
Banque de France, the French central bank, has completed what it is calling the first successful test of a digital euro, as part of its ongoing experiments with central bank... more
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