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The Californian state assembly is considering legislation that would require all “virtual currency” businesses to acquire a US$5,000 license to operate legally.
Risks involving the cryptocurrency world, especially with those individuals developing appcoins and crowdfunding/crowdequity platforms.
Speaking at the All-Russian Banking Conference, Deputy Minister of Finance Alexey Mioseev stated that the bill proposing penalties for using “monetary surrogates” will finally become law this year.
Spain passed a law enacting fines of up to US$33,000 for peaceful protest and filming of police.
Recently, it became big news that the Federal government sued and temporarily shut down the notorious bitcoin mining company, Butterfly Labs, but a federal judge ruled on Thursday that the company can resume limited operations. We tried to find out what the vague limited operations included, but we were unable to come ...
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Russia is being quick to implement the now-published small print of its anti-cryptocurrency mandate – but some of its policies are altogether more unappetizing.
On Monday Aug 4, 2014 the audience at the NYC Bitcoin Center were in awe of a very powerful presentation by the Women’s Annex Foundation.
CoinTelegraph spoke with Stuart Hoegner, the editor of the book titled “The Law Of Bitcoin” on his experience in being part of the team behind the project as well as his opinion on bitcoin regulation around the globe.
The State of Delaware took another step in defining Bitcoin by passing a Bill that regulates what happens to a person’s digital assets after they die.
One of the most talked about issues with respect to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is exactly how they are to be legally defined. The Internal Revenue Service has ruled that, for tax purposes, Bitcoin is not to be considered “money”.
El Banco Central de Bolivia outright banned any currency or coins that were not either issued by or regulated through the government.
Digital currencies and lawmakers are formally crossing paths ever more frequently. In the US, it is North Carolina which most recently took on the challenge of marrying them together with local legislation – more pragmatically, it would seem, than in New York.
Canada’s landmark legal legislation this week came suddenly for the community – but it is not alone: now, a second official response has been heard in California.
Sofia, Bulgaria – On April 2, the Bulgarian Tax Service published an assessment on crypto-currencies.
Japan does not want people buying drugs with Bitcoin – but it doesn’t want to regulate the currency either (not yet, anyway).
According to the recent tax treatment guidance issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Bitcoin has to be considered as property. Those who hold or use Bitcoin are attempting to read between the lines to understand the principles of taxation and the obligations of every entrepreneur, miner on investor operating in ...
Swiss Socialist Party parliamentarian Jean Christophe Schwaab submitted a request to the Swiss National Council seeking a report on Bitcoin, particularly on the digital currency’s potential and risks.
In annual report for 2013, presented to Congress she states that to this moment IRS was not able to anyhow clear the rules regarding Bitcoin with its lightning fast spread across the international market.
A new draft Civil Code can change the way Bitcoin is viewed in Chinese law and give it tangible value.
Private Internet Access, a VPN provider, is saying goodbye to Russia because of a law that would force them to log their customers’ traffic for up to a year.
German banks may have violated EU competition law by placing restrictions on non-bank payment services.
Recent North Carolina Bitcoin law is a step in the right direction, leaving room for improvement but may arrive with its own side-effects.
Nearly 260 Steem accounts hacked, up to $ 85,000 worth of losses reported.
There are a number of people associated with Bitcoin who have been caught on the wrong side of the law. CECG (Crypto Economics Consulting Group) has started a project to provide them with books when they are in prison
Seven member banks of the R3 consortium, an association of the world’s leading banks and financial institutions for Blockchain research, have come to a consensus to settle a US$324 million U.S lawsuit.
A spokesman for the Justice Department’s Criminal Division told a Senate subcommittee hearing that virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are vulnerable to organized crime.
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