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New York proposes first virtual currency licensing framework

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On July 17, the New York DFS announced a proposal to establish a licensing regime for virtual currency businesses, the first by any state. In January

New York DFS proposes first comprehensive regulatory framework for virtual currency businesses

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On July 17, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) released the draft "BitLicense," a proposed regulatory framework to license

‘BitLicense’ proposed for virtual currency regulation

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Yesterday, on July 17, 2014, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") issued for public comment a proposed "BitLicense"

Bitcoin in the news: international reports, California makes it legal

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Virtual and digital currencies continue to be the focus of policy makers around the globe. In addition to new reports from international bodies

New York DFS proposes sweeping virtual currency licensing scheme

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Yesterday, the New York Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") issued a proposed rule for public comment setting forth a novel and comprehensive

Marketplace lending: connecting American institutional capital to non-U.S. platforms

  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

A remarkable phenomenon in the global financial markets is the headlong growth of marketplace lending, sometimes referred to as peer-to-peer or online

Opt-in or opt-out? Playing defense against internet payment fraud

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Financial institutions rejoiced last year at the victory won by BancorpSouth Bank in the case brought by its customer, Choice Land Title, LLC

Could a Bitcoin exchange constitute a “stockbroker”?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

This is the third post in our Bitcoin Bankruptcy series on the Weil Bankruptcy Blog. In the spring of this year, the shutdown of Japanese Bitcoin

California removes statutory restrictions on virtual currency

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2014

On June 28, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 129, which repeals a state ban on the issuance or circulation of anything but lawful money of

FATF reports on virtual currencies and potential AML and CFT risks

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

On 27 June 2014, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a report which suggests a conceptual framework for understanding and addressing the