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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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How DeFi Can Cut Costs & Boost Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets

Circle & Uniswap Labs | January 19, 2023

Uniswap Labs and Circle research shows that FX trading and settlement on public blockchains can be more affordable, transparent, and stable.

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Circle recap WEF23 Davos
Company Updates

At Davos, Circle Put Mission Front and Center

Josh Burek | January 23, 2023

We recap Circle’s efforts at WEF23 to set the tone for inclusive growth, sustainability and use cases for USDC and blockchain technology.

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Commentary & Analysis

Perspective on industry developments from Circle’s policy team. 

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U.S.
Financial Compliance
Circle Highlights Role of Innovative Technology in Addressing Illicit Finance
Circle | November 3, 2022
U.K.
Circle Submits Response to UK HM Treasury’s Consultation on Payments Regulation and the Systemic Perimeter
Circle | October 12, 2022
U.K.
Stablecoins
Circle Submits Evidence to the UK Parliament Regarding the Financial Services & Markets Bill
Circle | October 14, 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
Circle | September 19, 2022
DeFi
How DeFi Can Cut Costs & Boost Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets
Circle | January 18, 2023
U.K.
Circle Submits Response to UK HM Treasury’s FMI SAR Consultation
Circle | August 15, 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
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.
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.
Consumer Protection
Financial Inclusion
Circle Submits Response to Federal Reserve’s CBDC Discussion Paper
May 25, 2022
Stablecoins
10 Stablecoin Myths: Internet Wildcat Banking or Always-on Dollars?
Dante Disparte | December 22, 2021
U.S.
Stablecoins
Payment Stablecoin Policy Principles
Circle | July 18, 2022
Europe
Reflections on Europe’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Framework (MiCA)
Dante Disparte | July 30, 2022
Stablecoins
Europe
War in Ukraine: Crypto-Powered Humanitarian Intervention
Dante Disparte | March 17, 2022
U.S.
Stablecoins
Circle Products
One Year Into Call for Regulatory Action, USDC Actions Recommendations
Circle | November 1, 2022
Circle Products
USDC Market Cap Grows to More than $50 Billion
Circle | February 2, 2022
U.S.
Circle Executives To Lawmakers: Digital Assets Make the U.S. More Competitive
Circle | December 15, 2021
U.S.
The Biden Administration Gets Serious About Web3
Project Syndicate | Dante Disparte | March 18, 2022
DeFi
Beyond crypto: How DeFi can defy finance elites to empower all
Atlantic Council | Dante Disparte | March 18, 2022
Rest of the World
Stablecoins
Consumer Protection
Circle urges the FSB to implement balanced standards for financial stability
Circle | December 15, 2022
Asia
Stablecoins
Circle Takes Another Important Step to Support Singapore’s Leadership in Responsible Financial Innovation
Circle | December 21, 2022
Stablecoins
Circle Products
Circle Releases First Annual “State of the USDC Economy” Report
Circle | January 17, 2023
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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
February 1, 2023
Consumer Protection
Financial Inclusion
CBDC Fact Sheet
February 1, 2023
Stablecoins
Payment Stablecoin Legislation Priorities Fact Sheet
February 1, 2023
Circle Products
Stablecoins
Trust & Transparency
USDC & Euro Coin Fact Sheet
February 1, 2023
Circle Products
Stablecoins
USDC Use Cases Fact Sheet
February 1, 2023
Financial Inclusion
Circle Impact & Financial Inclusion Fact Sheet
February 1, 2023
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Events

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

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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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