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2017 Shaping Up to be a Busy Year for State-Level Blockchain Legislation
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

The first states to officially begin regulating blockchain technology and business did so in 2014, when a guidance document1 from the Texas


FinCEN Cracks-Down on Yet Another Alleged Illegitimate Virtual Currency Exchange, Raising More Concerns for Legitimate Exchanges
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) takes first action against a foreign-located money service business A bad week for exchanges keeps


West Virginia Legislature Amends Consumer Credit and Protection Act
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has signed two bills (SB 344 and SB 563) into law that make significant changes to the West Virginia Consumer


Conference of State Bank Supervisors Sues U.S. Comptroller over Non-Bank Charter Rule
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

On Wednesday, April 26, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (the “CSBS”) filed suit against the Office of the Comptroller and Currency and its


What Prepaid Accounts Are Subject to the New Prepaid Rules? What you need to know to be ready.
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Prepaid cards are increasingly popularthey are frequently used instead of traditional bank accounts to shop, withdraw cash from ATMs, pay for


What Prepaid Accounts Are Subject to the New Prepaid Rules?
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

What you need to know to be ready Prepaid cards are increasingly popularthey are frequently used instead of traditional bank accounts to shop


A Cautionary Tale for Money Service Businesses: How Violating the Bank Secrecy Act Could Cost Millions
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • March 2 2017

On February 27, 2017, The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) fined Merchants Bank of California (“Merchants”) $7 million for what it


New Hampshire Takes Steps to Exempt Virtual Currency Transfers from Its Licensing Regime
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

New Hampshire legislators may exempt people who provide money transfer services for virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, from being considered "money


New York's DFS Narrows Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

On September 13, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") issued proposed cybersecurity regulations ("Original Proposed


Fintech Companies are No Longer in “Uncharted” Territory
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), a subset of the U.S. Treasury Department, recently announced that it will create a special