libra

Swiss President Says Facebook’s Libra Has ‘Failed’ In Current Form

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be approved without changes, says president of Switzerland, where Libra Association has headquarters

4 weeks ago

Securities Coordinator Recommends Cautious Approach To Facebook’s Libra

Libra and other globally recognised stablecoins pose 'serious' risks but the right regulatory approach could allow their benefits to be…

3 months ago

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Faces Intense Scrutiny From Congress

Zuckerberg goes to Congress to answer questions about Libra, but is tackled about privacy, free speech and political ads

3 months ago

Facebook Considers Alternative Approaches To Libra

Project could use multiple coins pegged to national currencies rather than a single synthetic cryptocurrency, Facebook says, as regulatory pressure…

3 months ago

Facebook Announces Libra Board, Amid Departures

Dead man walking? Libra announces board, despite being rocked by pull out by five major payments providers

3 months ago

Financial Firms Quit Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

As Visa, Mastercard, eBay, Stripe and Mercado Pago exit the project Libra is left without the backing of a major…

3 months ago

PayPal Pulls Out Of Facebook’s Crytocurrency Plans

Online payments provider says it wants to focus on its own core business, as Libra cryptocurrency continues to draw fire…

4 months ago

Libra Cryptocurrency Launch ‘May Be Delayed’ Over Regulatory Concerns

Head of Libra Association says group's priority is to make sure regulators are 'fully on board' and emphasises currency's independence…

4 months ago

Facebook Meets With Global Regulators Over Libra Concerns

Twenty-six central banks to grill Facebook on plans for Libra cryptocurrency as concern mounts over potential threat to monetary stability

4 months ago

Facebook’s Libra Currency To Face Tough Swiss, US Scrutiny

The Switzerland-based Libra digital currency will face tough US and Swiss scrutiny, officials warn

4 months ago