BWC Blog

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on March 10 was a failure that should not have occurred. A confluence of factors involving regulators, SVB management, and its depositors came together in an adverse way to bring down the bank.

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and subsequent jitters at USDC shall serve as a reminder that stablecoin regulation remains far too lax. Circle, the U.S. company and issuer of USDC, a stablecoin denominated in U.S. dollar, is mostly regulated in the U.S. as a money transmitter.

In 2022 the global financial markets were rattled by a series of adverse developments in the crypto segment, which culminated in the FTX meltdown and the multiple ripple effects the markets are likely to continue to grapple with in the course of this year.

Annual Report

Quarterly Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter Mon, Sep 20, 2021

BWC Fall 2021 Newsletter. International Council 2021, Other Events, BWC Publications, and More!

Quarterly Newsletter Wed, Jun 30, 2021

BWC Summer Newsletter: Biden Budget Analysis, IC21 Announcement, In Conversation with Carmen Reinhart, and More!

Quarterly Newsletter Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Register for 2021 Annual Meeting, Recap: Legislative Working Group Launch, Member Views on Sovereign Debt, Green Finance and More

Press Releases

Press Release Sun, Nov 6, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington D.C. – Nov. 6 / Singapore – Nov. 7) 

Press Release Thu, Oct 13, 2022

(For immediate release. Washington, D.C.

Press Release Fri, Jun 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC – June 17, 2022) - The Bretton Woods Committee (BWC) is pleased to announce the release of our newest publication, 

Other Publications and Documents