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FSB Report Comments on Decentralized Financial Technologies & Impact on Stability, Regulations

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is out with a report on Fintech/distributed ledger technology. Entitled Decentralised Financial Technologies, the document reviews the impact of “decentralization” (IE blockchain and other forms of Fintech) on global financial stability and international regulatory environment. The report is being delivered… Read More

Ministers at Forthcoming G20 Summit in Japan to May Create Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Registry

Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from the globe’s twenty most powerful economies are “expected” to collaborate on creating a global registry of cryptocurrency exchanges when they meet at the G20 Conference in Fukuoka, Japan, in June, Nikkei Asian Review (NAR) reports. G20 government personnel meeting… Read More

Financial Stability Board Publishes Crypto Assets Regulators Directory

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The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a “Crypto Assets Regulators Directory.” The document was recently distributed at the April G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting. The FSB was founded in 2008 as an international body that monitors the global financial system. Part… Read More

FSB Supervising Governor Advises Creation of Global Regulations for Crypto

The Financial Stability Board‘s (FSB) Randal K. Quarles has touched on the need for a global regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies in a speech delivered in Hong Kong February 10th at the Bank for International Settlements Special Governors Meeting. Quarles is the Vice Chairman for Supervision on… Read More

Financial Stability Board Produces Paper on Crypto-Assets for G20

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a report on crypto-assets, including cryptocurrency and blockchain based securities, last week. The document is being presented to the G20. The document is a byproduct of the G20 meeting which took place in Buenos Aires in March. The member… Read More

Financial Stability Board: Crypto-Assets Do Not Pose Risks to Global Financial Stability at this Time

The Financial Stability Board (FSB), the international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system, has published its assessment of risk in advance of the upcoming G20 meeting which will take place in Buenos Aires today and tomorrow. The FSB is chaired by… Read More

Financial Stability Board Issues Report on Fintech: “Regulators Need to Understand the Impact”

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has weighed in on the burgeoning Fintech sector of finance. The FSB has been analyzing “financial stability implications” potentially created by Fintech innovation. The FSB says it is specifically seeking to identify “supervisory and regulatory issues that merit authorities’ attention”…. Read More

Financial Stability Board: Fintech Firms Not Posing a Risk to Financial System

Secretary General of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Svein Andresen announced at a Chatham House conference in London earlier this month that Fintech firms looking to disrupt traditional banking and financial systems are not yet posing an immediate threat, according to Reuters. He noted, however, that the… Read More

SEC Commissioner Gallagher: International Financial Stability Board “The Height of Regulatory Hubris”

In a world of growing governmental over-reach it is rare to find a regulator who wants to do less not more.  But it makes sense. Budgets are made, and funding allocated, based on predicted needs of tomorrow not the reality of last year. Legislators make rules… Read More

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