Tag: new york

Banking
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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…

Fintech
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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

Blockchain
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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

Bitcoin Regulation
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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

Bitcoin Mining
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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…

Bitcoin
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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

cryptocurrency mining
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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.

Crime
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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.

Bitcoin
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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

Crypto
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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…