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FDIC reissues technology outsourcing resources, urges use of cyber resources

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

On April 7, the FDIC reissued, as attachments to FIL-13-2014, three technology outsourcing resources. The documents, which the FDIC describes as

Regulatory and tax issues posed by Convertible Virtual Currencies

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

Not surprisingly, the question is how Convertible Virtual Currencies (CVCs) such as Bitcoin should be classified for tax purposes. Given the

FFIEC issues final guidance on social media risk management

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

On December 17, 2013, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council ("FFIEC" or "Council") published in the Federal Register its final

Financial services update April 8 2014 industry news

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

On April 4th, Reuters reported that the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) will conduct regional and national stress tests on banks. The

IRS says Bitcoin isn’t money

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

On March 25, 2014 the IRS issued Notice 2014-21, which describes how the IRS will interpret existing general tax principles to apply to transactions

Texas issues licensing guidance for virtual currency firms

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2014

On April 3, the Texas Department of Banking issued a supervisory memorandum on the regulatory treatment of virtual currencies under the Texas Money

Minnesota Appeals Court upholds state regulation of online payday lender

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2014

On March 31, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the Minnesota state legislature may regulate the activities of online payday lenders that

FFIEC advises banks on website, ATM cyber attacks

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2014

On April 2, the FFIEC advised financial institutions that distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on a financial institution's public websites

IRS: Bitcoin not a currency for tax purposes

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

As expected, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has provided some guidance on the U.S. tax treatment of Bitcoin. In Notice 2014-21 (March 25, 2014

Texas Banking Department provides definitive guidance for virtual currency in Texas.

  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

The Texas Department of Banking released a "Supervisory Memorandum" on Thursday, April 03, 2014, providing its interpretation of Texas laws on