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TRON DAO Reserve Appoints Wintermute as the Latest Member and Whitelisted Institution

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Geneva, Switzerland–(Newsfile Corp. – August 10, 2022) – The TRON DAO Reserve has announced Wintermute as the ninth Member and Whitelisted Institution to mint Decentralized USD (USDD), the over-collateralized decentralized stablecoin on TRON, Ethereum, and BNB Chain.

New Whitelist Institution to Mint Decentralized USD (USDD)

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Wintermute is a leading global algorithmic trading firm and an established player in digital asset markets. With an average daily trading volume of over $5 billion, Wintermute facilitates OTC trading and provides liquidity across both centralized and decentralized exchanges. Its mission is to enable, empower and advance a truly decentralized world for more transparent, fair, and efficient markets and products.

Being the first over-collateralized decentralized stablecoin, USDD is significantly different from other stablecoins in the crypto industry. It surpasses several massive milestones with over $2.3 billion in backing and a market cap of $725 million as of July 2022.

The TRON DAO Reserve (TDR), which governs the stablecoin, acknowledged USDD’s elastic price against the USD amidst market turmoil but is committed to defending the stability of the ecosystem. The TDR is dedicating resources to fostering organic growth and maintaining full transparency. During recent volatile market events, USDD has stayed strong as expected and stabilized organically.

The simple facts of over-collateralization of transparent reserves and steady restabilization of the token value came as a natural experiment that shows how much USDD is a force to be reckoned with, especially amid various discussions of industry-wide regulation.

The appointment authorizes Wintermute to mint and burn USDD as a collaborator with the Reserve. As a Member and Whitelisted Institution, Wintermute will advise the TDR and make recommendations to enhance, develop, and supply general aid for the USDD network.

The TRON DAO Reserve website is live, and historical token issuance records are published here live on the TDR website 24/7.

About USDD

USDD is an over-collateralized decentralized stablecoin launched collaboratively by the TRON DAO Reserve and top-tier mainstream blockchain institutions. The USDD protocol runs on the TRON network, is connected to Ethereum and BNB Chain through the BTTC cross-chain protocol, and will be accessible across more blockchains in the future. USDD is pegged to the US Dollar through TRX under a Linked Exchange Rate System (LERS) and maintains its price stability under the guidance of the TRON DAO Reserve. It enables access to a stable and decentralized digital dollar system that in turn assures financial liberty for everyone.

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Financial industry bodies defend permissionless blockchains against Basel Committee’s classification

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Five financial industry bodies have pushed back against the treatment of permissionless blockchains by a global banking supervision authority.

In December, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published a report on proposed amendments to bank capital requirements for digital assets, stablecoins, and tokenized assets.

The report classified all permissionless blockchains as high-risk, claiming that some risks could not be mitigated through existing solutions. BCBS was particularly concerned about banks’ lack of control over third parties who conduct most operations on these blockchains. It also warned about their privacy, finality, liquidity, and political, legal, and policy risks.

In response, five global financial industry regulators have defended permissionless blockchains. In a joint response, they stated that the industry “has all necessary expertise and robust compliance frameworks to fully identify, manage and mitigate these risks.”

The five are the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the Global Financial Markets Association, the Institute of International Finance, the Futures Industry Association, and the Financial Services Forum.

Blockchain’s application in the financial industry is evolving, and regulators must not disincentivize banks from exploring the technology, the regulators stated. By putting up unnecessary hurdles, the BCBS would only push these institutions to the non-regulated shadow banking space, which would be riskier for them.

The regulators further noted that dozens of global banks have conducted successful pilots using permissionless blockchains. These pilots have shed more light on the technology’s application and allowed them to understand and control emergent risks.

The BCBS approach is unfair to blockchain and veers away from the regulator’s long-held “same asset, same risk” approach, they added.

“While we acknowledge that risk mitigation techniques are evolving for permissionless crypto assets…we are confident that solutions already exist in respect of specific use cases,” the five stated.

They believe deciding whether to build on permissionless blockchains should be left to the banks.

The financial sector has been a leader in blockchain adoption, with some, like JPMorgan (NASDAQ: JPM), developing their own permissioned networks, albeit unsuccessfully. However, most have relied on existing solutions to build applications spanning settlement, bond issuance, tokenization, etc.

Source: coingeek.com

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