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NY BitLicense Chief Clashes with U.S. Treasury over Fintech Banking Charters

Brian Evans - Aug 05, 2018

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has stated its opposition  to the U.S. Department of Treasury’s endorsement of regulatory “sandboxes” for fintech companies that…

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New York Finance Watchdog ‘Fiercely Opposes’ Sandboxes for Fintech Firms

Brian Evans - Aug 03, 2018

The chief of New York's financial regulatory body said Tuesday that the agency is "fiercely opposed" to regulatory sandboxes for fintech firms

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Beverage Turned Bitcoin Mining Company Long Blockchain Moves into Loyalty Market

Brian Evans - Aug 01, 2018

A new subsidiary of soft drinks manufacturer turned blockchain company Long Blockchain to focus on the loyalty market

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BitPay Receives BitLicense from New York Department of Financial Services

Brian Evans - Jul 16, 2018

The New York Department of Financial Services has granted a BitLicense to crypto payments operator BitPay

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New York State Prepares to Welcome Bitcoin Miners With Cheaper Electricity Rates

Brian Evans - Jul 14, 2018

The state of New York doesn’t have the best of reputations when it comes to cryptocurrency. Its BitLicense requirement has made operating a crypto business very expensive…

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New York State Regulators Approve New Power Rate Structure for Crypto Miners

Brian Evans - Jul 13, 2018

The state of New York has endorsed a new electricity structure for crypto miners who are interested in conducting operations there, allowing them to negotiate contracts

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New Power Rates Approved for Crypto Miners in Upstate New York

Brian Evans - Jul 12, 2018

A municipal utility provider in New York got the green light from state regulators to create a new set of electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners.

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SEC Settles Trader Lawsuit Tied to Blockchain Firm Stock Sales

Brian Evans - Jul 10, 2018

Two Nevada men have settled with the SEC over alleged illicit trading of a claimed blockchain company's stock.

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Homeland Security Agents Posing as Darknet Crypto Traders Arrest Criminals

Brian Evans - Jun 28, 2018

DOJ used special agents posing as crypto traders in order to arrest more than 35 people for selling illegal items on the darknet

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New Yorkers Can Trade Bitcoin Through the Square Cash App

Brian Evans - Jun 20, 2018

The state of New York has been rather interesting to keep an eye on when it comes to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Given the state’s introduction of…