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US Economic Report Dedicates a Whole Chapter on Cryptocurrencies

The “2018 Economic Report for the President” has recently been published with a whole chapter dedicated to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and the future of blockchain regulation. Also Read: Coinbase Granted E-Money License by UK’s Financial Conduct Authority New Innovations and Markets Presents America’s Regulatory and Legislative Institutions With Unique Challenges Every year the U.S. […]

Coinbase to Congress; More Clarity not Regulation Needed

Coinbase spokesman Mike Lempres told a congressional hearing that more regulation would only add to the confusion of the hodgepodge regulatory statues which already exist. Coinbase Asks for Clarity The House Financial Committee held a hearing entitled “Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” yesterday. This was the first hearing that members of Congress specifically addressed the crypto […]

Colorado Representative Jared Polis Asks Congress to Draft Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines

This week, Colorado House Representative Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Ethics (HCE) asking the organization to put forth statutes that require government employees to declare their Bitcoin and other digital currency holdings: “A Member or covered employee should report any virtual currency holding as they would report any other […]