The Bank of England’s statement said the group will explore “CBDC use cases; economic, functional and technical design choices, including cross-border interoperability; and the sharing of knowledge on emerging technologies.”
Former CFTC Chairman Chris Giancarlo has moved from regulating digital currencies to fighting for one with the launch of the Digital Dollar Foundation.
Former Bakkt CEO and current Senator Kelly Loeffler's membership on the committee overseeing the Commodity Futures Trading Commission presents a potential conflict of interest, but also gives the cryptocurrency industry a knowledgeable and friendly seat at the table.
On Dec. 9, LedgerX derivatives exchange CEO Paul Chou and his wife Juthica, the COO, were unceremoniously removed by the board of the company they founded. While no explanation was given, the company suffered a huge and embarrassing setback over the summer.