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Roubini Faces Off With Coin Center’s Van Valkenburgh at Senate Hearing

Nouriel Roubini, an economist best known for his predictions of the 2008 housing bubble, and Peter Van Valkenburgh, Coin Center’s director of research, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Community Affairs in a hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain on October 11, 2018. “We need to sort through the static,” said Banking Committee Chair Idaho Republican Mike ...

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Senate Hearing Breaks Down His Arguments

The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held an informational hearing today titled “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem.” The speakers included Dr. Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics and International Business, New York University Stern School of Business; and Mr. Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research, Coin Center. Both gave testimonies on their stances on cryptocurrencies, followed ...

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Senators and Industry Insiders Weigh in on Crypto in Senate Hearing

During a U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing earlier today, senators and crypto industry experts commented on the industry at large. As you might expect from a hearing on such potentially disruptive technologies, a variety of different views were expressed, both positive and negative. Senate Banking Committee Hears of Innovative Potential, Market Manipulation, and Crypto Criminality Taking ...

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‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini to Take on Crypto at US Congress Hearing Today

American economist Nouriel Roubini has prepared his “debunking” of the crypto and blockchain space in a 30-page testimony set to be delivered at a U.S. congress hearing. The hearing will be held today, Oct. 11 by the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and is devoted to “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem.” Roubini will testify in ...

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Bitcoin Lobbyist, ‘Dr. Doom’ to Square Off in Senate Blockchain Hearing

The U.S. senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is set to have a full committee hearing on Oct. 11 entitled “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and blockchain Ecosystem.” At the upcoming hearing, the two witnesses currently scheduled are Coin Center Director of Research Peter Van Valkenburgh, and New York University Professor Nouriel Roubini. Roubini, a noted economist, is well-known for his ...

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Crypto is a ‘Poor Form of Money’ for Terrorists, Congressional Hearing Concludes

The U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance has discussed various methods of terrorism financing with cryptocurrency, according to an official press release on the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee September 7. In order to monitor threats and methods of terrorist financing, the hearing considered major means of transferring funds by terrorists, including traditional financial institutions and ...

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India’s Supreme Court Sets September Date for Final Cryptocurrency Petition Hearing

India’s Supreme Court has upheld the central bank’s directive of prohibiting banks from offering services to the domestic cryptocurrency sector following a hearing today. On Friday, India’s Supreme Court held its latest hearing of the case against the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) circular forbidding all regulated financial institutions, including banks, to provide services to business in the cryptocurrency sector. ...

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A Basic Guide to the Digital Age: Breaking Down Congress’ Crypto Hearing

Yesterday, Congress addressed in two full hearings why it’s time to start taking a closer look at why and how digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, are impacting U.S. marketplaces. The following condensed information is a run-down of what the House Committee on Agriculture and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) discussed during the hearings regarding cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology ...

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U.S. Congress Strikes Positive Tone on Cryptocurrency in Latest Hearing

A congressional hearing before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture today struck a positive tone towards the impact that cryptocurrency and digital assets can have for the economy and processes. The hearing included academics, engineers, and entrepreneurs in the cryptocurrency industry. They included: Mr. Joshua Fairfield, William Donald Bain Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Staunton, ...

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Crypto Presents a Challenge Beyond Hard and Fast Asset Classifications, Say Speakers at US House Committee Hearing

Witnesses before the U.S. House of Agriculture Committee at a public hearing July 18 were unanimous in their view that digital assets complicate the hard and fast distinctions of existing regulatory frameworks. The hearing was chaired by Texas U.S. Representative Michael Conaway, who convened six eminent witnesses to give testimony — former Goldman Sachs partner and U.S. government regulator Gary ...

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