Articles

Results 1 to 5 of 31
Most popular |Most recent


OCC Authorizes Banks to Leverage Cryptocurrency Payment Networks

USA - January 6 2021 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued Interpretive Letter 1174 on January 4, 2021, clarifying the authority of national banks…

Marysia Laskowski.

OCC Opens the Door for Banks to Offer Cryptocurrency Services

USA - July 31 2020 Last week, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") issued an interpretive letter clarifying the authority of national banks and federal…

Carleton Goss, Erin F. Fonté, Peter G. Weinstock.

The First Cryptocurrency Bank

USA - September 22 2020 On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken Financial became the first crypto company to obtain a bank charter. The Wyoming…

Marysia Laskowski.

PayPal Pushes Crypto Further into the Mainstream

USA - October 22 2020 PayPal released a press release on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, announcing the launch of a new cryptocurrency service that will enable its users to…

New Legislation Proposes to Merge Crypto and Banking

USA - December 8 2020 Newly-proposed federal legislation would require all issuers of stablecoins and certain other digital asset companies to obtain a bank charter as a…