2020 May 26, Facebook rename its Libra wallet project Calibra to Novi. It makes its name more separate from Libra. Novi plans to launch its App in 2020.
Libra Appoints It’s General Counsel, a Former HSBC, and Goldman Sachs
On May 19th, 2020, the Libra association appoint Robert Werner, an Ex-HSBC & Ex-Goldman Sachs the founder and CEO of GRH Consulting, as its general counsel.
Libra Got 3 New Members – Temasek, Paradigm and Slow Ventures
The Libra association announces there are 3 new members, include investment management company Temasek, 2 venture capital Paradigm, and Slow Ventures.
Telegram Abandon Its Blockchain Project TON
On 12 May 2020, Announced by Pavel Durov, Founder & CEO of Telegram, the Telegram will not involve in the TON project anymore.
Libra Association Appoints Current HSBC Chief Legal Officer As First CEO
The Libra association announced Stuart Levey as its first CEO. He will step down from his Chief Legal Officer, role at HSBC, and join the Libra Association.
Global Payment Solution Checkout.com Joins the Libra Association
Checkout.com has joined the Libra on April 28, 2020. In the meantime, there are 2 members in the association from the payment industry.
China Government Lead Blockchain Infrastructure BSN Launched
On April 25, 2020, BSN which lead by China government launched its commercial version for the local website and beta version for the global website.
Heifer International Joined Libra Association
This year, Libra Association claims they still try to launch the Libra project in 2020, 3 members join the Association till April 20, 2020. 3 members include e-commerce SaaS Shopify, Crypto Broker Tagomi and NPO Heifer International.
Libra Association Released White Paper Version 2 to Fit Regulations
The Libra Association (found by Facebook) published its white paper version 2. The main change in the white paper is to fit the cross-border regulators.