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Ex-CFTC Chair Giancarlo to Push for Digital Dollar in New Role at White-Shoe Law Firm

Christopher Giancarlo has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new senior counsel, where the former CFTC chief intends to continue advocating for a digital dollar and other policies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 3rd, 2019

Ex-CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo on Why He Launched Digital Dollar Project

In this video from WEF 2020, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” discusses his push to digitize the U.S. dollar and the future of global currencies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 23rd, 2020

Former CFTC Officials Ramp Up Push for Digital Dollar With Accenture Partnership

Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo and LabCFTC head Dan Gorfine are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to determine how best to create a U.S. central bank digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

When Will We See the Digital Dollar? ‘Crypto Dad’ Says Soon

Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems – the older systems associated with the pre-digital age – as almost hopelessly obsolete......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 3rd, 2020

Why ‘Crypto Dad’ Is Building the Digital Dollar Foundation

With the proverbial digital currency barbarians at the gate, ex-CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo launches a digital dollar initiative......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

MARKETS DAILY: China Picking Winners While Traders Wonder

This time we're talking winners and losers in China's increasingly top-down crypto industry, the implications behind former CFTC chairman Giancarlo's just-announced move to white-shoe law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, and more......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 4th, 2019

When Will We See the Digital Dollar? ‘CryptoDad’ Says Soon

Former CFTC Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems - the older systems associated with the pre-digital age - as almost hopelessly obsolete......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 3rd, 2020

Former CFTC Chairman, Accenture Envision A Fed-Issued Digital Currency Distributed By Banks

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Christopher Giancarlo presented a detailed look into his Digital Dollar Project at t.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 23rd, 2020

Ex-CFTC Chair ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo Joins Digital Chamber Trade Group

Former CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo has joined the advisory board of the Chamber of Digital Commerce......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 17th, 2019

Former CFTC Chair Giancarlo Lays Out Why He Thinks XRP Isn’t a Security

The fact investors buy XRP for different reasons means it's more like a new form of currency than it is a security, says former CFTC head Christopher Giancarlo......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 17th, 2020

Digital Dollar Project Calls for 2-Tiered Distribution System in First White Paper for US CBDC

The Digital Dollar Project's first white paper describes how a two-tiered system underpinning a tokenized dollar could modernize the U.S. financial system......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 30th, 2020

Digital Dollar Project: Don’t Rush Digital Dollar During COVID-19 Crisis

The ex-chairman of the CFTC says a digital dollar should be a priority for the U.S. But he cautions against expediting the initiative during the pandemic......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 16th, 2020

Chris Giancarlo’s Digital Dollar Project Names Ex-Treasury, CFTC Officials to New Board

The Digital Dollar Foundation has tapped a number of former government officials and industry experts as advisors as it looks to design and promote a U.S. CBDC......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 26th, 2020

KPMG"s new No. 2 executive will work in NYC, live in Minneapolis

KPMG has named a new CEO while electing a Minneapolis woman as the new deputy chair of the firm.  Laura Newinski, who lives in Minneapolis and offices in New York City, will be the new No. 2, according to the firm. Her role is effective July 1 a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 4th, 2020

Tishman Speyer lands new tenant on the Far West Side

A white-shoe law firm that was cast aside by The Related Cos. in a lease deal at Hudson Yards has landed at a Tishman Speyer skyscraper on the west side. The firm, Debevoise & Plimpton, will relocate... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 8th, 2020

Volcker Might Have Said Yes to a Digital Dollar – If He Knew What It Was

What would the late former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker have thought about digital currencies issued by central banks?.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 12th, 2019

Trump Administration Popped 2017 Bitcoin Bubble, Ex-CFTC Chair Says

"We saw a bubble building and we thought the best way to address it was to allow the market to interact with it," said Christopher Giancarlo......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 22nd, 2019

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 16th, 2019

Exclusive: Fintech firm Revolut to hire 3500 staff in global push with Visa

British-based digital banking app Revolut is set to hire around 3500 staff as it expands into 24 new markets thanks to a new global deal with payments giant Visa Inc, the two companies said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 30th, 2019

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX claims former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo threatened the company for personal reasons, two letters obtained by CoinDesk reveal......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 28th, 2019

As Trump prepares big push on homelessness, White House floats new role for police

Administration officials have been planning a crackdown on homelessness in California......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 16th, 2019