Tag: office of the comptroller of the currency

Sep 23 2021

President Biden nominates Crypto Critic to regulate Wall Street

Sep 23 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur btcgbp

According to Bloomberg, President Biden will reportedly nominate the anti- crypto critic, Saule Omarova as the director of the U.S. Monetary Supervision Agency, i.e., the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Omarova in the past has argued that digital currencies pose a threat of destabilizing the economy and can be easily abused by private The post President Biden nominates Crypto Critic to...

Apr 20 2021

Breaking: Binance Appoints Ex OCC Chief Brian Brooks As CEO of Binance US

Brian Brooks, the former head of the Office of Comptroller of Currency under the Trump administration would be taking over as the...

Feb 08 2021

Ex-OCC Chief Brooks Calls Tesla’s Bitcoin Buy a Bit ‘Scary News’ for Rest of World

Brooks noted that the U.S. money supply will have risen 40% over the last 12 months once the most recent round of stimulus is done.

Feb 06 2021

Crypto Custodian Protego Secures National Bank Charter From U.S. OCC, the Second After Anchorage

The United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has recently approved a new banking license for crypto custodian Pretego. This license upgrades Protego from a Washington State-chartered trust company to a...

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 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.

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