Tag: occ

May 31 2021

“Time is of the Essence” for Crypto Regulation: United States OCC Head

If crypto becomes "too big," Michael Hsu says that it will be much "harder" to establish regulations.

May 28 2021

Rep. Tom Emmer, One of the Most Active Crypto Congress Members, on Taxes and DeFi

May 28 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 blockchain crypto defi fatf

House Representative Tom Emmer, of Minnesota, is one of the most active voice for crypto and blockchain in the US government. In this episode, he discusses: what book made Tom fall down the crypto rabbit hole why Tom believes the Financial...

May 21 2021

Cryptocurrency Is “Here To Stay”

May 21, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Welcome to Unchained Daily ICYMI,...

May 20 2021

ARK’s Cathie Wood Still Sees BTC at $500K

May 20, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Welcome to Unchained Daily ICYMI,...

May 19 2021

Money Flowing Out of BTC Into ETH?

May 19, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Welcome to Unchained Daily ICYMI,...

Feb 05 2021

Protego Becomes Second Crypto Firm to Win Bank Charter From OCC

The conditional approval from the U.S. banking regulator follows Anchorage's approval last month.

Jan 28 2021

OCC Halts Fair Access Banking Rule

The rule would have prohibited US banks from denying services based on ideological factors.

Jan 26 2021

State of Crypto: Unpacking the Trump Presidency’s Crypto Legacy

Donald Trump may have been anti-crypto but his appointed regulators ushered in a largely industry-friendly regime.

Jan 25 2021

Senate Confirms Janet Yellen as US Treasury Secretary

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cftc janet yellen news occ policy & regulation

Yellen succeeds Steven Mnuchin in running the U.S. government’s treasury. Here’s what she will oversee in the crypto world.

Jan 21 2021

Former Ripple Advisor Expected to Lead OCC Under Biden

Jan 21 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  joe biden markets occ

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, President Joe Biden is set to nominate Michael Barr as the head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Biden Administration May Tap Ex-Ripple Advisor for OCC Barr served as the Assistant...

Former Ripple Board Member Tapped to Lead Biden’s OCC: WSJ

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  michael barr news occ policy & regulation ripple

The Wall Street Journal is reporting former Treasury official Michael Barr will replace Brian Brooks as Comptroller of the Currency.

Jan 14 2021

OCC Grants First-Ever National Crypto Bank Charter

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  anchorage banking business occ

Anchorage is set to become a digital bank. The crypto company has received approval for a charter from the OCC. Anchorage Becomes Digital Bank Anchorage has been granted conditional approval for a bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (...

Jan 13 2021

OCC Chief Brian Brooks Is Stepping Down Thursday

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks will be stepping down on Jan. 14, he confirmed Wednesday.

Anchorage Becomes First OCC-Approved National Crypto Bank

The crypto industry has its first federally chartered bank: Anchorage.

Financial Censorship After Capitol Riot ‘Truly Chilling,’ Says OCC Chief Brian Brooks

“Money might be controlled by a handful of elites,” the departing bank regulator said at a Wednesday event. “Crypto is about freedom.”

Jan 12 2021

How the OCC Is Building Crypto America (and Saving Banks From Extinction)

Jan 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  occ opinion policy & regulation

Three interpretative letters from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency lay the groundwork for banks to become crypto custodians, payment companies and miners in blockchain networks.

Brian Brooks, Crypto-Friendly Bank Regulator, Expected to Step Down This Week: Report

The Acting OCC head will reportedly end his brief tenure running the federal banking regulator by the end of the week.

Jan 10 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Traditional and Crypto Markets are Starting to Converge

The latest OCC statement, which opens the door for banks to use blockchains to validate payments, hints at more than just better services.

Jan 06 2021

ShapeShift Removes KYC Requirements Amid Growing Regulatory Clampdowns

Jan 06 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  crypto trading kyc news occ regulation news

ShapeShift, a popular crypto trading platfrom today announced that they are doing away with all kinds of KYC requirements on their platform starting today in an...

Jan 05 2021

Most Important Crypto Regulation Yet? Banks Can Treat Public Blockchains Like SWIFT and ACH

A new interpretive letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency paves the way for stablecoins and public blockchains to be fully integrated in the financial infrastructure.

Know a good blog/source that is not listed? Contact us or fill the form below to add one: