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Policy-related news, perspectives, analysis, events, and educational materials.

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Company Updates

Defending Dollar Competitiveness

Team Circle | May 15, 2023

Discussion about the opportunity for policymakers to reinvigorate the U.S. dollar and keep its global competitiveness at the “Currency in the Crossfire” eve...

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Congressional Hearing Recap Payment Stablecoin Legislation
Policy

U.S. Congress Highlights Importance of Payment Stablecoin Legislation

Team Circle | April 19, 2023

Circle’s CSO and Head of Global Policy spoke to bipartisan Members of Congress on the urgent need to pass payment stablecoin legislation. Learn more.

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Policy

Reflections on Crypto’s Dodd-Frank Moment: Trust, but Verify

Dante Disparte | January 30, 2023

Dante Disparte discusses the importance of trust in financial services and virtual currencies at a speech for the NYU Stern Volatility and Risk Institute co...

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Commentary & Analysis

Perspective on industry developments from Circle’s policy team. 

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Europe
Circle’s response to the EBA consultation
Circle | September 5, 2023
U.S.
Circle Comments on SEC Proposal for DeFi Oversight
Circle | May 28, 2024
Europe
Circle’s response to the ACPR consultation on “Decentralised Finance”
Circle | May 19, 2023
U.S.
Circle Provides Feedback to the SEC on Safe Crypto Custody
Circle | May 9, 2023
U.K.
Response to UK HM Call for Evidence on Payment Services Regulations
Circle | May 4, 2023
U.K.
Response to UK FFS Regulatory Regime for Cryptoassets Consultation
Circle | May 2, 2023
U.S.
Supporting the U.S. Government’s Digital Assets Research Agenda
Circle | March 3, 2023
Europe
Response to Central Bank of Ireland Consumer Protection Code Review
Circle | February 14, 2023
DEFI
How DeFi Can Cut Costs & Boost Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets
Circle | January 18, 2023
Stablecoins
Circle Products
Circle Releases First Annual “State of the USDC Economy” Report
Circle | January 17, 2023
Asia
Stablecoins
Circle Takes Another Important Step to Support Singapore’s Leadership in Responsible Financial Innovation
Circle | December 21, 2022
Rest of the World
Stablecoins
Consumer Protection
Circle urges the FSB to implement balanced standards for financial stability
Circle | December 15, 2022
U.S.
Financial Compliance
Circle Highlights Role of Innovative Technology in Addressing Illicit Finance
Circle | November 3, 2022
U.S.
Stablecoins
Circle Products
One Year Into Call for Regulatory Action, USDC Actions Recommendations
Circle | November 1, 2022
U.K.
Stablecoins
Circle Submits Evidence to the UK Parliament Regarding the Financial Services & Markets Bill
Circle | October 14, 2022
U.K.
Circle Submits Response to UK HM Treasury’s Consultation on Payments Regulation and the Systemic Perimeter
Circle | October 12, 2022
U.S.
Consumer Protection
Circle responds to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s second consultation on the prudential treatment of cryptoasset exposures
Circle | October 6, 2022
U.K.
Stablecoins
Circle Submits Response to U.K. House of Commons Treasury Committee Call for Evidence Into the Crypto-Asset Industry
11/21/2022 | September 19, 2022
U.K.
Circle Submits Response to UK HM Treasury’s FMI SAR Consultation
Circle | August 15, 2022
U.S.
Stablecoins
Circle Responds to a U.S. Treasury Department Request for Comment on the Cause and Benefits of Stablecoin Mass Adoption
Circle | August 10, 2022
U.S.
Consumer Protection
Circle Submits Response to the California DFPI's Invitation for Comments on Crypto-Asset Related Financial Products & Services
Circle | August 8, 2022
Europe
Reflections on Europe’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Framework (MiCA)
Dante Disparte | July 30, 2022
U.S.
Stablecoins
Payment Stablecoin Policy Principles
Circle | July 18, 2022
U.S.
Circle Products
Stablecoins
Why Being a U.S. Regulated Company Matters
Circle | July 12, 2022
U.S.
Financial Inclusion
In Response to Department of Commerce, Circle Says Blockchain-based Payments Support U.S. Economic Competitiveness
Circle | July 7, 2022
Europe
Circle Submits Response to the European Commission's Targeted Consultation on a Digital Euro
Circle | July 1, 2022
U.S.
Financial Inclusion
Consumer Protection
Circle Submits Response to Federal Reserve’s CBDC Discussion Paper
Circle | March 25, 2022
U.S.
The Biden Administration Gets Serious About Web3
Project Syndacite | Dante Disparte | March 18, 2022
Stablecoins
Europe
War in Ukraine: Crypto-Powered Humanitarian Intervention
Dante Disparte | March 17, 2022
DEFI
Beyond crypto: How DeFi can defy finance elites to empower all
Atlantic Council | Dante Disparte | March 18, 2022
Circle Products
USDC Market Cap Grows to More than $50 Billion
Circle | February 2, 2022
Stablecoins
10 Stablecoin Myths: Internet Wildcat Banking or Always-on Dollars?
Dante Disparte | December 22, 2021
U.S.
Circle Executives To Lawmakers: Digital Assets Make the U.S. More Competitive
Circle | December 15, 2021
EUROPE
Circle Promotes Permissionless Blockchain with Global Regulators
Circle | April 1, 2024
U.K.
Circle Responds to Bank of England's Digital Pound Proposal
Circle | May 28, 2024
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Education

Fact sheets, one-pagers, and other explainers on Circle products and aspects of blockchain technologies.

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Circle Products
Stablecoins
Trust & Transparency
USDC Fact Sheet
May 28, 2024
Consumer Protection
Financial Inclusion
CBDC Fact Sheet
May 28, 2024
Stablecoins
Payment Stablecoin Legislation Priorities Fact Sheet
May 28, 2024
Circle Products
Stablecoins
Trust & Transparency
USDC & Euro Coin Fact Sheet
May 28, 2024
Circle Products
Stablecoins
USDC Use Cases Fact Sheet
May 28, 2024
Financial Inclusion
Circle Impact & Financial Inclusion Fact Sheet
May 28, 2024
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Economics

Original insights and research on macroeconomics, stablecoins, digital assets, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchains from Circle Chief Economist Gordon Liao.

Beyond Speculation: Payment Stablecoins for Real-time Gross Settlements
SSRN | Gordon Liao, Thomas Hadeed, Ziming Zeng | June 12, 2023

This study presents empirical evidence that shows a notable shift in the usage of stablecoins, a form of digital currency transacted over distributed ledgers, in recent years.

On-Chain Foreign Exchange and Cross-Border Payments
SSRN | Gordon Liao | April 14, 2023

This paper studies the use of distributed ledger technologies in the trading and settlement of foreign exchange (FX) on public blockchains as well as use cases in international payments.

TradFi, CeFi, DeFi: A Balance Sheet Journey Through Financial Alchemy
Circle | Gordon Liao | April 6, 2023
Digital Assets and the Future of Money
Circle | Gordon Liao | March 29, 2023
Banks Dominate Payment Systems. The Risks Are All Too Clear.
Barron’s | Gordon Liao | March 26, 2023

Events

Upcoming and past events featuring Circle’s leadership and policy team.

Mar
10
2022

TRM Talks Biden's Crypto EO: A Discussion With Policy Experts

Circle's Dante Disparte takes part in a web panel discussing the Biden Administration's “Ensuring Responsible Innovation in Digital Assets" executive order.

Dec
16
2021

Circle Executives To Lawmakers: Digital Assets Make the U.S. More Competitive

Circle's Jeremy Allaire and Dante Disparte testify before the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives.

Nov
02
2021

Digital Currency: Public or Private?

Circle's Dante Disparte takes part in a CATO Institute web panel discussing digital currencies.

Nov
03
2021

Stability and Inclusivity of Stablecoins

Circle's Jeremy Allaire joins a Brookings Institution discussion on the rise of stablecoins.

Sept
29
2021

Diversity in Digital Currency: Fintech’s Opportunities, Pitfalls, Next Steps

Circle's Dante Disparte joins the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business in a discussion about diversity in fintech.

Jun
02
2021

Stablecoins: A Conversation with Industry Experts

Circle's Dante Disparte partakes in a Milken Institute web panel on stablecoins. 

Jun
22
2021

Stablecoins and Cross-Border Payments

Circle's Dante Disparte discusses cross-border payments and provides a introduction to stablecoins in a webinar hosted by the Stellar Development Foundation.

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