APR 17 DIGEST: Rand Paul to Appear at Bitcoin Event, BitLicense Coming 'Very Soon'

The NYDFS deputy superintendent hints at BitLicense’s imminent release, Rand Paul is set to appear at a digital currency-focused event in New York City this weekend, and more top stories for April 17.

US Presidential Candidate Rand Paul to Appear at Bitcoin Event

Kentucky Senator and the first presidential candidate in the 2016 race to accept bitcoin donations Rand Paul is set to appear at a digital currency-focused event in New York City this weekend. The event will be hosted by Blockchain Technologies Corp, a startup incubator associated with Bitcoin Center NYC, on April 19 at the private venue Union League Club.

BitLicense Coming 'Very Soon'

According to the deputy superintendent for public affairs of the New York Department of Financial Services, Matt Anderson, the final BitLicense proposal should be published “very soon”.

Anderson:

”We take some time to review the comments for potential changes or modifications, and hopefully will publish a final rule soon.”

Coinbase Says North Carolina Bitcoin Regulation is Sensible and Innovative

Coinbase gave some positive comments on the legal framework designed by