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FinCEN releases two rulings classifying a bitcoin payment system and virtual currency trading platform as MSBs

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

In its opening salvo bringing Bitcoin under the watchful eye of the federal government, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a

Plaintiff’s law firm steps up actions against Bitcoin-related companies: crypto currency exchange and founder sued for “theft” of Bitcoin

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

According to a complaint filed in a Florida court, a Cryptsy account holder is claiming that Project Investors, Inc. (dba Cryptsy) and its founder and

Virtual currencies: New York State Department of Financial Services discusses proposed regulations

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

On October 14, 2014 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law organized a panel discussion as part of its Tech Talks series on the topic of virtual

GMACCFTC hosts open meeting regarding Bitcoin and digital currency

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

The Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held an open meeting on October 9, 2014

Obama signing new Executive Order focused on securing consumer payments

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

On October 17, the White House announced that the President signed a new Executive Order focused on cybersecurity. The signed Executive Order

New York DFS superintendent Lawsky comments on virtual currency and Bitcoin regulation

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

On October 14, Superintendent Lawsky delivered remarks on virtual currency and Bitcoin regulation in New York City. Specifically, Lawsky addressed

Buying a Bit - purchases of Bitcoins are not subject to sales tax in Missouri

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

The Missouri Department of Revenue determined in a letter ruling that Bitcoins are intangible property not subject to tax under Missouri's Sales and

Does Bitcoin constitute currency under the UCC?

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In my recent post, I discussed the shortcomings of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code as applied to Bitcoin. Bitcoin does not fall within the

Pennsylvania court recognizes that a payment required by law is not a “voluntary payment” requiring the insurer’s consent

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

If you are required by law to perform an act, the act is not "voluntary." This proposition may seem obvious enough to most, but one insurer recently

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to