Former CFTC chair Chris Giancarlo joins Digital Asset’s board

Chris Giancarlo, who served as chair for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission until 2019, will be joining the board of directors for blockchain startup Digital Asset. In a Tuesday announcement, Digital Asset said Giancarlo would be providing counsel on asset tokenization, distributed ledger technology, and the possible impact of regulatory developments on the crypto … Read more

Tonga may soon start adopting Bitcoin

The tension between decentralized digital money and state-issued CBDCs is at the heart of the ongoing global shift toward digital payment rails. Last week marked the first-ever instance of a sitting U.S. member of Congress taking a formal stance against the Federal Reserve‚Äôs potential retail CBDC move. Sovereign digital fiat will undoubtedly be more convenient … Read more