Tag: legal

Bitcoin ETF
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How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

A record-breaking government shutdown in the U.S. is pushing crypto policy decisions to the back burner.

Bills
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Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Blockchain ‘Sandbox’ Bill

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

A Wyoming legislature committee has approved a regulatory sandbox bill, sending it to the full House for a vote.

education
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Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

“A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys."

Business News
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Venezuela Calls US Sanctions Against Its Petro Cryptocurrency ‘Discriminatory’

Brian Evans - Jan 09, 2019

Venezuela has filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, highlighting sanctions against the petro as one issue.

2018 Review
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Security Token Offerings: A Way Past the SEC’s Incomplete Crypto Guidance?

Brian Evans - Jan 09, 2019

Are STOs a way to pass the SEC's incomplete crypto guidance? Chi-Ru Jou explains what are the unresolved legal issues for STOs in the coming year.

Kraken
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Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

Brian Evans - Jan 07, 2019

Kraken says that the cost of handling subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to entry” in the U.S., as global data requests triple year on year.

CFTC
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Is the Window Closing on US Blockchain Leadership?

Brian Evans - Jan 07, 2019

The U.S. should apply a "do no harm" approach and take a lead role on blockchain regulation, says William Mougayar.

2018 Review
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7 Legal Questions That Will Define Blockchain in 2019

Brian Evans - Jan 03, 2019

In this exclusive op-ed, Jenny Leung, an Australian attorney who formerly worked for the country's financial regulator, explained 7 legal questions that will define blockchain this year.

Andrew Cuomo
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New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

Brian Evans - Jan 02, 2019

New York will be forming a task force to analyze the crypto space, which may go as far as proposing updated regulations for the state.

Business News
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Crypto Mom’s Crusade: Inside the SEC, Hester Peirce Is Putting Up a Fight

Brian Evans - Dec 31, 2018

Having worked over a decade in government before becoming a commissioner to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Hester Peirce is a regulator well-versed in matters…