Where do members of the US Congress stand on crypto? Here’s a peek, we’ve counted them all! #ANALYSIS
Last Tuesday Tennessee bureaucrats pushed forth a bill through the Tennessee Senate Ways and Means Committee that aims to obstruct government retirement funds from investing in digital assets like bitcoin. The bill has passed by a 10-0 vote and will move forward to the legislative chamber. Also read: Thailand Dodges Extreme Cryptocurrency Regulations Two Bills Aim […]
The head of the CFTC told lawmakers Thursday that any federal approach to crypto regulation should be “carefully tailored” to the risks involved.
The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live from […]
“It’s important to remember that if there were no bitcoin, there would be no distributed ledger technology,” Giancarlo told a U.S. Senate committee.
As might be expected, Tuesday’s Senate hearing touched on cryptocurrencies’ volatility. But the head of the CFTC put the matter in perspective.
Initial coin offerings were one of several subjects up for discussion during Tuesday’s U.S. Senate hearing.
Congress will hold what may be the most consequential hearing in years on cryptocurrency Tuesday, with the heads of the SEC and CFTC in the hot seat.
A new state bill introduced to the Colorado Senate is looking at using blockchain technology to secure private data from cyberattacks.
A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.
Senate Bill 1241, also known as “Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017, may stifle Bitcoin’s growth and innovation.
The CFTC has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in a request to obtain additional funding for its oversight activities. Source
Following the recent ransomware fiasco and multiple traders from a variety of U.S. states arrested for bitcoin related money laundering charges two senators have introduced a new bill to regulate these activities. The legislation submitted last week aims to classify bitcoin as a monetary instrument in the 2017 ‘Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act.’ […]
Congress wants answers from the Internal Revenue Service about its investigation into bitcoin tax avoidance – and they’re due by next week. Source
A pair of US senators have filed a new anti-money laundering bill aimed at beefing up oversight of digital currency activities. Source