ChainReg 11: Instant Payment Wars Intensify
Looking past this week's events to identify forward policy trajectories. Fractional Reserve Banking vs, Instant Payments on the horizon
Welcome to ChainReg Episode 11. The Fractional Reserve Banking Wars. How can you tell that a crisis is on? Because a week can feel like an eternity. We won’t re-hash the dramatic events of the week here today, in large part because every move from Circle’s de-pegging (and re-pegging) to Republic Bank to the inevitable blame game have been reaching saturation coverage in the media cycle. Congressional hearings commence on March 29 according to a bipartisan announcement by House Financial services Committee Chairman McHenry and Ranking Member Waters.
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Amid the fear, the volatility, the dramatic rescues, and the heated rhetoric, one clear theme emerged this week. The war between the Fed and the crypto business is far from over.
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