Stablecoins raise ‘sovereignty challenge’, says de Galhau

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François Villeroy de Galhau
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The movement towards the launch of stablecoins is generating new challenges for regulators, who will have to work together more closely with colleagues overseas, François Villeroy de Galhau said on September 17.

In remarks in London, the Banque de France governor said stablecoins such as the Facebook-backed libra raised a “sovereignty challenge”, as well as “serious regulatory and systemic concerns”.

“Regulators will have to keep a very close eye at the global level, and believe me, we will do

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