A U.S. central bank digital currency moves from theory to ‘we have a responsibility to get this right.’
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New standards designed for the digital era would strengthen security, prevent fraud and finally give consumers more control over their money.
From offering bitcoin rewards checking to meeting the unique credit needs of gig workers and sole practitioners, Quontic Bank depends on innovative ideas and execution.
When asked about threats specifically targeting banks, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray urged banks to be wary of “cyber criminals targeting the vulnerabilities in third-party services” as a way in to financial institution data.
The OCC is continuing its efforts, working with other agencies, to facilitate banks’ ability to engage with digital currencies, Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks said during a press event this morning.
The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today proposed to reduce the transaction volume threshold for when banks must collect and retain information on funds transfers and remittances that start or end outside of the United States.
Will the OCC’s clarification that U.S. banks can hold a cryptocurrency’s unique cryptographic keys turn out to be the onramp into a new revenue stream?
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today warned financial institutions about a recent high-profile scam through which fraudsters exploit prominent Twitter accounts to solicit virtual currency payments from victims.
As bitcoin and other private digital currencies gain wider acceptance, is a “central bank digital currency” on the way soon?
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, banks have driven “unprecedented speed and efficiency” in delivering COVID-19 relief, including the CARES Act Economic Impact Payments and Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loans, ABA said today.