FDIC Denies Report Signature Bank Purchaser Must Divest Crypto

The acquirer will tell the FDIC “what assets and liabilities from the failed bank it is willing to take,” the spokesperson said, citing the agency’s resolution handbook. The spokesperson also referred CoinDesk to two joint statements published by the FDIC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve, one of which states that banks are “neither prohibited nor discouraged” from providing services to any sector.

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