In “Facebook’s Libra Could Meet Prying Regulatory Eyes from the U.S. and Beyond, Experts Say” (The Block, 27 June 2019), Gabe Hidalgo, managing director in K2 Intelligence’s Regulatory Compliance practice, discusses why Facebook’s move with Libra can help prioritize cryptocurrency in the minds of lawmakers and regulators. As data privacy and Anti-Money Laundering will likely be top of mind for regulators, there is a clear opportunity for Libra and regulators alike to set a global standard for cryptocurrency.

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