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Benjamin Lawsky denied allegations from the Bitcoin community suggesting he created the BitLicense as a setup for his newly established legal firm, The Lawsky Group.
Benjamin Lawsky claimed he is not working in the digital currency space; a new CoinTape service lets Bitcoin users find optimum transaction fees, and more news.
The long-awaited final revisions to the precedent-setting New York State BitLicense regulatory program were released today by their architect, Ben Lawsky.
Mike Hearn says internal politics restrain Google from adopting bitcoin, TAR Airlines becomes Latin America's first airline to accept BTC and more news
Benjamin Lawsky is leaving New York’s Department of Financial Service, five banks to pay US$5.6 billion fine for rigging markets, and more top stories for May 21.
ItBit becomes the first US regulated exchange, but the EU might be about to harmonize digital currency law for 500 million people.
The past couple of weeks have seen some interesting statements made regarding Bitcoin and terrorism. And no, it wasn't another hilarious attempt by Haaretz News to paint Bitcoin as a terrorist's favorite Internet app (though if it were, is that really a problem? Must orange juice be damned if a terrorist drinks it, too?).
Embattled New York superintendent of financial services Benjamin Lawsky is rumored to be stepping down from his post in 2015.
The creator of the controversial BitLicense legislation has sought to make its effect more palatable for New York start-ups by offering them a form of temporary coverage.
Back in August, the New York Department of Financial Services pushed back the deadline for public commentary on its proposed BitLicenses. That deadline, October 21, is here.
Citing “a significant amount of public interest” in the Department of Financial Services’ proposed regulatory framework for cryptocurrency businesses, the State of New York has extended the window for which it will hear comments by 45 days.
State and federal officials are starting investigations on virtual currencies like Bitcoin and discussions on its regulations.
New York financial regulators are concerned about virtual currency influence in “Wild West”, investigating such virtual currencies as one of the most popular- Bitcoin.
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