NYDFS Issues Second BitLicense to Ripple Labs
June 13th, 2016

BitLicense was granted after a thorough study of Ripple’s standards by New York Financial Watchdog.

Bitcoin Exchange Gemini by Winklevoss Twins Sees Trading Surge
November 2nd, 2015

Bitcoin trading volume at Winklevoss twin’s exchange Gemini has surged more than 40,000% in the three weeks since its launch.

SnapSwap Granted the First bitLicense in Europe
October 13th, 2015

The first bitLicense in Europe has been granted in Luxembourg to SnapSwap, an innovative payments startup.

Circle Updated Its Bitcoin App to Let Customers Use Cash for International Payments
September 26th, 2015

Bitcoin company Circle has announced its customers in the United States are now able to send and receive US dollars, along with digital currency.

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.

Coin Center and Electronic Frontier Foundation Split Over The California Bitcoin Bill
August 18th, 2015

A bill, AB 1326, requiring virtual currency companies to be licensed passed the California Assembly with bipartisan support. Coin Center supports the proposed digital currency regulation in California and Electronic Frontier Foundation does not. Who is going to win the debate?

‘The Law of Bitcoin’ Book is the Ultimate Guide for Lawyers and Legislators
August 16th, 2015

The new bitcoin book is the first of its kind exploring digital currency law in four jurisdictions: Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Bitcoin Exchange itBit Reveals Details About Its ‘Secret’ Bankchain Project
August 14th, 2015

ItBit, a global bitcoin exchange, reveals details of its exclusive Bankchain project, a private shared ledger system for banks.

Coinsetter Submits BitLicense Application, Legally Accepts Customers in New York State
August 11th, 2015

Unlike other Bitcoin exchanges who have decided to leave the state instead of complying with regulatory licensing, NY-based bitcoin exchange Coinsetter has submitted the BitLicense application to the NYDFS to continue servicing its customers.

Large Bitcoin Exchanges Cut Services in New York State after BitLicense Deadline
August 10th, 2015

Leading bitcoin exchanges refuse to comply with BitLicense regulations and make their services unavailable for New York residents.

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.

‘Thank You, BitLicense’: ShapeShift Suspends New York Service
June 12th, 2015

BitLicense makes ShapeShift suspend its service in the New York area to take a “moral and ethical stand” against a new state law regulating.

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.