benjamin lawsky

Circle Gets the First BitLicense by NYDFS and Launches Circle Pay
September 22nd, 2015

Circle has just made two promising announcements thus making its goal to provide instant and safe worldwide transactions sound as real as never.

Digital Currencies Conference 2015: ‘I Won’t Consult on BitLicense,’ Said Benjamin Lawsky
July 29th, 2015

Speaking at the cryptocurrency conference in Manhattan Benjamin Lawsky, former head of New York State Department of Financial Services, said his own company won’t consult on BitLicense.

NYDFS’s Benjamin Lawsky Releases Final BitLicense Rules
June 3rd, 2015

Final version of bitcoin regulations for New York state was presented on Wednesday.

New York’s Bitcoin Cop Benjamin Lawsky Steps Down to Start Firm
May 21st, 2015

Benjamin Lawsky best known for his bitcoin regulations officially announced the end of his career as superintendent of New York Department of Financial Services.

The Future of Bitcoin: Why Virtual Currency Still Embarrasses Banks?
March 3rd, 2015

The banks’ concerns about the future development of digital currencies and their influence on the financial industry.

NYDFS Releases Revised BitLicense Proposal
February 4th, 2015

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has finally released a revision to the original BitLicense proposed cryptocurrency regulations.

Regulation Overview: NYDFS’ Benjamin Lawsky to Step Down, Ukraine Bans Bitcoin and Others
November 11th, 2014

Russia reduced fines for bitcoin promotion amid the Ukrainian government banned the use of cryptocurrency; the future of BitLicense remains unclear as its creator Benjamin Lawsky resigns.

Money 20/20: New York’s DFS May Create ‘Transitional BitLicense’ for Bitcoin Start-ups
November 3rd, 2014

New York’s superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky has revealed plans to introduce a less onerous ‘transitional’ BitLicense for bitcoin startups.