Currency in the Crossfire: De-Dollarization & US Dollar Competitiveness with Jeremy Allaire

Washington has a timely opportunity to reinvigorate the US dollar for decades to come. That was the key takeaway from “Currency in the Crossfire,” an event in DC hosted by Foreign Policy magazine May 11. 

In front of a live audience including key stakeholders from Capitol Hill, the Administration, financial institutions, and the private sector, veteran journalist Maggie Lake sat down with Circle Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Jeremy Allaire, for a wide-ranging discussion about the U.S. dollar and its role in the global economy, emerging dollar digital currencies, de-dollarization, and U.S. technological and economic competitiveness. 

Their conversation covered:


  • [2:30] – The competitive landscape for digital currencies
  • [6:10] – The dollar’s strategic importance
  • [12:52] – Why blockchain is a breakthrough innovation
  • [16:46] – Defining the rules of the road
  • [24:13] – Consumer protections
  • [31:18] – A-ha moments


If you’re interested in learning more about US dollar competitiveness and de-dollarization, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement. 

Jeremy Allaire
Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman at Circle
Maggie Lake

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