OCC

 


OCC stands for The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency which is an independent bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks.

Federal Reserve Chair Powell Affirms There Is Ongoing Research for a Digital Dollar
The Federal Reserve Bank is involved in a large-scale research and development regarding digital dollar, says Chairman Jerome Powell.
Venture Capital Company Benchmark to Pump $50 Million into Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Platform Sorare
Benchmark, a venture capital company that earlier backed Ebay Inc., Twitter Inc., and Uber Technologies, plans to invest a whopping $50 million into Ethereum-powered fantasy football platform Sorare.
Protego Becomes the Second Federally Chartered Crypto Bank in United States
Protego, Washington state-chartered trust firm, has received a conditional approval from the OCC to become the second nationally chartered crypto bank in the U.S.
SNX and AAVE Prices Remain Stable Amid Bitcoin Driven Market Dip
Despite the ongoing market correction, DeFi tokens Synthetix Network Token and Aave maintains stable price momentums.
Ethereum Price Could Surge as OCC Permits US Banks to Run Nodes For Stablecoins
A recent announcement by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has provided a mainstream catalyst that could see the ETH price rally to new all-time highs.
OCC Says US Banks Can Use Blockchains and Stablecoins in Bank Payments
According to the OCC, regulated banks in the US can leverage stablecoins to conduct payments as well as participate as validator nodes on blockchain networks called INVNs.
OCC’s Brian Brooks Proposes ‘Country Coin’ Crypto Scheme to Close Global Wealth Gap
Brian Brooks, the acting Comptroller of the Currency, has a big crypto proposal to close the wealth gap between developing and developed nations - it's called “country coin.”
The OCC is Focused on "Not Killing" Bitcoin and Crypto says Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks
Brian Brooks has affirmed that the OCC is not planning any ban or stringent regulation on Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
US Treasury Department Warns Regulators of Potential Risks of Digital Assets
The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) of the US Treasury Department has released its annual report with a crucial warning of digital assets disruption.
Democrats Critical of OCC's "Excessive Focus" on Crypto and Stablecoin Financial Services
Democrat members of the United States Congress led by Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) have criticized the OCC's focus on crypto and stablecoins.

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