NYDFS

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

Coinbase Custody Wins NYDFS License, Now Offers Services for Top Six Cryptos Including XRP
October 24th, 2018

According to the official announcement, Coinbase will offer custody service for XRP which has raised doubts whether the exchange is planning for a possible listing of the coin.

‘Stablecoins Coming’: NYDFS Approves USD-Pegged Cryptocurrency Tokens by Gemini and Paxos
September 11th, 2018

The Gemini Dollar and Paxos Standard stablecoin will be pegged to the U.S. Dollar in 1:1 ration. The tokens are built on Ethereum network using the ERC 20 standards.

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.

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.

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.

Coinbase’s Bitcoin Exchange Is Operating Without License in NYC and California
January 29th, 2015

Coinbase is not licensed for serving its customers in California and New York.

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.