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IMF’s Christine Lagarde Seeks to Achieve “Clear-Eyed” Cryptocurrency Regulation – The Merkle

With so many countries focusing on Bitcoin regulation these days, one wouldn’t necessarily expect to see things evolve in a positive direction. As of right now, most of Europe still remains on the fence about regulating this new form of money, although some progress has been made. Surprisingly, Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund would much rather see an even-handed approach in this ...

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IMF’s Lagarde Counters Crypto Warnings With New Praise Of ‘Potential Benefits’

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde was buoyant about cryptocurrency in a blog post in support of the technology, published Monday, April 16. The post, which comes roughly one month after Lagarde cautioned against the “dark side” of cryptocurrency, sees the IMF leader focus on what she describes as the “potential benefits” of “crypto-assets such as ...

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IMF Chief Lagarde On ‘Dark Side’ Of Crypto: Blockchain… | News

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde said that crypto markets must be regulated by the same laws that apply to the traditional markets in an IMF blog post published today, March 13. The post, “Addressing the Dark Side of the Crypto World,” begins by praising the virtues of Blockchain technology, which she refers to as an “exciting advancement that ...

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IMF Chief Lagarde Calls for Blockchain-Powered Bitcoin Regulation

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) wants to start a blockchain arms race. Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director, wrote in a Tuesday blog post that she believes regulators can use blockchain or other distributed ledger technologies (DLT) to regulate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and ...

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IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Says International Crypto… | News

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde told CNNMoney yesterday, Feb.11, that regulation of cryptocurrencies is “inevitable” and necessary on an international level. When asked during an interview with CNNMoney emerging markets editor John Defterios, about the increasing popularity of crypto markets possibly being caused by a “starvation for high returns in the global markets,” Lagarde replied that the trend ...

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Cryptocurrency Regulation ‘Inevitable,’ Says IMF Chief Christine Lagarde

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that cryptocurrency regulation is “inevitable” due to the nascent technology’s utility as a tool that criminals can use to perpetrate illicit activities. Speaking in an interview with CNN Money at the World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday, ...

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IMF’s Lagarde Says That Bitcoin Mining Consumes Too Much Electricity

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitcoin mining is too energy intensive — that’s the message that International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has for advocates of the flagship cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Mining Too Energy Intensive: IMF Director Lagarde Lagarde, who was speaking from Davos at the World Economic Forum, said that ...

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