U.S. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy has argued for the use of blockchain networks in protecting users’ data from “exploitation.”
Canada has updated its anti-money laundering rules, classing crypto exchanges as MSBs and mandating financial compliance and reporting.
North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest has launched an initiative to study the “unique attributes and use-cases” of blockchain tech.
The Winklevoss-owned cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is applying for a broker-dealer license from FINRA.
The D.C.-based Blockchain Association will now oversee Kik’s “Defend Crypto” campaign, with the added goal of helping other startups fight legal cases.
Crypto startup Orbs has been working with the Trump administration to explore blockchain solutions related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
The SEC should focus more on fraud prevention than if an asset is a security, as fraud can be committed with securities too, argues David Weisberger.
Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.
The SEC’s complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we’re only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.
Philosophical disagreements with crypto experts have slowed the development of Facebook’s GlobalCoin, sources say.
U.S. self-regulatory organization FINRA has fined and suspended an investment adviser over undeclared cryptocurrency mining activities.
Craig Wright now has a legal rival for claimed authorship of the bitcoin white paper, as a second registration is filed with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Messaging app firm Kik has launched a crypto crowdfunding campaign to support a likely court battle with the U.S. SEC over its ICO token, kin.
Cryptopia has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. seeking to preserve vital user data held on servers in Arizona
The bitcoin spot market is “significantly” smaller and more efficient than is generally perceived, says a Bitwise paper sent as comment to the SEC.
“Big Sky Country” has gone crypto friendly, with new legislation exempting utility tokens from securities laws.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken action over what it alleges is a $30 million crypto scam based on supposed diamond investment.
Exchanges will likely have to collect information about their clients’ crypto transactions under new global standards expected in June.
The number of subpoenas early crypto companies got from misinformed government agencies was “staggering,” says Bloq’s Steve Beauregard.
U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to reintroduce a bill that would benefit taxpayers holding cryptos resulting from blockchain hard forks.