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Senate Votes to Halt True Lender Rule

The US Senate has voted to nullify the rule issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) entitled the National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders and published on October 30, 2020. The vote in the Senate was largely along party… Read More

Blockchain or DLT-based Voting Considered by US Senate as an Alternative to Traditional Methods During COVID-19 Crisis

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has made it quite difficult for the United States Congress to conduct meetings and deliberate. Lawmakers have offered suggestions regarding how to keep things going during the ongoing crisis. As mentioned in a Senate memo posted on April 30, 2020, blockchain-based… Read More

US Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Provide More Funding for Small Business

The US Senate has unanimously approved more funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created under the original CARES Act that was tapped dry several days ago. The approval by the Senate now queues up a vote in the US House of Representatives later this… Read More

Kelly Loeffler, CEO of Bakkt Digital Asset Exchange, Appointed to US Senate Seat in Georgia [u]

Kelly Loeffler, the CEO of Bakkt – a digital asset exchange and a subsidiary of ICE, has been selected by the Governor of Georgia to fill an open seat in the US Senate. Thank you @GovKemp for this important opportunity to serve our state and… Read More

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