Cryptoassets: Legal Regulatory and Monetary Perspectives

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

Cryptoassets: Legal Regulatory and Monetary Perspectives

 

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Minilateralism author Professor Chris Brummer has edited a new book with Oxford University Press on the global regulation of cryptoassets.  Enjoying contributions from many of the leading technologists and regulatory authorities in the world, Cryptoassets:  Legal, Regulatory and Monetary Perspectives provides a cutting-edge account of how the new products are impacting the financial economy.

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Mark Carney criticizes reliance on US dollar, suggests possibility of multilateral digital asset

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

Mark Carney criticizes reliance on US dollar, suggests possibility of multilateral digital asset

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The Bank of England's governor, Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, has said that the world’s reliance on the US dollar “won’t hold” and needs to be replaced by a new international monetary and financial system based on many more global currencies.   Part of the solution could come from a multilateral digital currency.  The Financial Times story is here.

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Chris Brummer Discusses Congressional Responses to Facebook’s Global Cryptocurrency

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

Chris Brummer Discusses Congressional Responses to Facebook's Global Cryptocurrency

Dr. Chris Brummer speaks about Facebook's new digital currency on Washington Journal C-Span segment
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Minilateralism's author Chris Brummer appeared on  Washington Journal, C-span's morning call in show, to discuss Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency and the state of crypto regulation in Congress.  It follows from his testimony before the House of Representatives, entitled '99 Problems.'

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Minilateralism’s Author Discusses Libra, Facebook’s Proposed Global Cryptocurrency

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

Minilateralism's Author Discusses Libra, Facebook's Proposed Global Cryptocurrency

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From Georgetown Law: Professor Chris Brummer, the faculty director of Georgetown Law's Institute of International Economic Law, testified on the Hill on July 17, raising concerns about a white paper describing Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra.

On July 17, 2019, Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer — the faculty director of the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) and author of Minilateralism — testified before the House Financial Services Committee with respect to Libra, Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency. The hearing was chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-NC).

The hearing can be found here.  The written testimony can be found here.  Georgetown’s coverage is here.

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