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BitPAC supports Dan Bishop, who sponsored North Carolina's controversial “bathroom bill" in the state Senate.
Some lawmakers reportedly are preparing legislation that would effectively kill Libra
The Puerto Rico-based challenger bank allows anyone to open a US bank account.
The Nikkei Asian Review had reported on Aug. 9 that 15 countries had teamed up to create a new system that would collect and share personal data.
NOTE: Please see Finance Magnates Aug. 12 story which claims this article is incorrect.
The bill, now in the House Ways and Means Committee, would effectively end the double taxation on cryptocurrency transactions.
It has been attacking cryptocurrency exchanges and financial institutions, according to the report.
It won't regulate bitcoin or Ethereum, but tokens are a different story.
The letter, which threatens future enforcement action, probably is part of a blanket mailing campaign to any individual the IRS knows has a cryptocurrency trading account.
Prosecutors aim to extradite Alexander Vinnik from Greece
A Chinese media report suggests Sun didn't cancel his lunch with Buffett for medical reasons but because of money laundering allegations.
In advance of a Senate hearing tomorrow, the committee has released a copy of Marcus' prepared testimony.
The agency's staff is looking at whether Libra’s structure effectively makes it an exchange-traded fund, according to sources.
Development could give young cryptocurrency businesses a new fundraising template
SEC, Finra have to decide whether unregulated blockchain currency dealers can be licensed brokerages
New regulatory clarity over exchange practices has led to a deluge of companies hoping to start trading.
The U.S. IRS proposes electronic surveillance to weed out Bitcoin tax evasion whereas Singapore plans to exempt cryptocurrencies from value-added tax.
They are looking at a euro-backed, bank-controlled stablecoin to compete with Facebook’s Libra.
Libra has applied for the license required to operate a cryptocurrency business in New York from the state’s Department of Financial Services, according to sources.
The Bank of England’s move to open its vaults to crypto firms signals a “big change” in attitude, analysts surmise.
The move by the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force had been expected.
New EU rules require two-step authentication for online shoppers which could be bad news for payment processors.
Analysis by a policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives.
The supporters listed on Kik’s DefendCrypto fundraiser are not all sponsoring the company, but they do support it “ideologically.”
The Marshall Islands has announced a not-for-profit, independent development fund to manage its government-backed token, SOV.
An investor in the Minnesota Vikings, the Arizona businessman was trying to finance a new U.S. football league. But the feds say he was a mastermind in a vast money-laundering operation at the heart of the crypto industry.
Two men charged with bank fraud have links to Global Trade Solutions
A report by CB Insights found that fintech investment in Asia decliined 67% in the fourth quarter of 2018, with China down 90%.
The crypto market should brace itself for the “tsunami” of tough regulations heading its way, according to CipherTrace CEO.
More robust protection for producers of mangos, avocados and pineapples.
Valerie Szczepanik, the SEC’s Senior Advisor for Digital Assets, spoke Friday at Austin’s SXSW conference.
This White Paper also recommends an analytic framework for considering potential issues of jurisdictional overlap between the CFTC and the SEC.
An influential advocacy group called the Chamber of Digital Commerce recently published a call to action.
U,S, Rep Tom Emmer is co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus
An announcement is expected at the annual two-day Electronic Banking and Payment Systems conference which kicks off on January 29 in Tehran.
Artificial intelligence is playing a key role in the Finland Government’s finance and HR
IMF, concerned about blockchain gains in Malta, highlights need for immediate action.
The ETF was backed by investment firm VanEck and financial services company SolidX.
One measure would create an interagency task force
Fed officials fear these firms lack robust risk-management controls and consumer protections that banks have in place.
The author is a senior fellow at the Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy at Columbia University and the managing principal of Broadmoor Consulting LLC.
The author was the chairman of the CFTC under President Barack Obama
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is part of the U.S. Department of Defense.
Country's cryptocurrency exchange plans to raise $10m in security token offering
The viewpoint of the cofounder @ConsentToken, professor of Law & Management @Mykolas Romeris University, Partner @INVENT, a digital frontier law firm, tech geek & entrepreneur, former Fulbright Scholar @Arizona State and Markle Fellow @Oxford.
Trials are expected to start next month in the private sector.
Information from the U.S. CFTC
Fintech startups are likely to face new scrutiny when Democrats take control of the House of Representatives.
A report talking about blockchain regulation.
Only for bank payments, the new coin is being created in conjunction with the UAE.
An article talking about Singapore and its dedication to blockchain.
The latest from crypto's "Dr. Doom"
An article discussing BBVA and Santander joining the launch of a blockchain platform.
An article talking about a criminal probe tied to Tether.
A report discussing India's regulations for cryptocurrencies.
A nice article talking about the crackdown on ICOs.
The Austrian government has decided to use the Ethereum blockchain to issue $1.35 billion in government bonds.
nice monthly summary
China ramps up action against exchanges
Venezuela is about to begin using its petro cryptocurrency as an official accounting unit.
Bitt has signed a deal with a Caribbean central bank.
Venezuela is replacing its national currency, the bolivar, with a new one that will be tied to the petro.
Iran is preparing to launch its own national cryptocurrency.
The Department of Treasury's report on Fintech.
Slate interviews Naomi Klein about her new book "Disaster Capitalists" which looks at Puerto Rico and its recovery. In the interview, Klein makes a few memorable, though not so subtle,jabs at the emerging cryptocurrency community on the island.
Malta looks to throw its hat into the ring for the title of Blockchain island
Report details some significant national security risks posed by cryptocurrencies
Jeff Dorman, chief investment officer at Arca, made the comments in a recent research note.
Some US crypto-investors taking gains to Puerto Rico