New York News
New York City is the largest city in the USA and is also important globally as a financial, political, economic, touristic and cultural center. Along with Tokyo and London, New York is considered to be one of the main centers of the global economy. In terms of Bitcoin, the New York Stock Exchange has recently included a stock market index for Bitcoin (NYXBT) which is the first official index for a cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies have a special place in New York, as it is legal to use, easy to get and a lot of Wall Street experts have acknowledged the significance of cryptocurrencies in the economy. Besides this, New York is a place for numerous crypto-related meetings and conferences. Also, there is a New York Coin (NYC) made especially for citizens of New York.
The former Department of Justice trial attorney has been with the New York State Department of Financial Services for eight years.
NYDFS taps former DOJ attorney as deputy virtual currency chief
A bill seeking to “pause” crypto mining for three years in New York was referred to the state's Environmental Conservation committee on May 3.
New York bill proposes to ban crypto mining for 3 years over carbon concerns
Quantstamp, Status Research, Civic Technologies, HDR Global Trading and Kaydex are off the hook, after five securities related lawsuits were dismissed in New Yo...
Five proposed crypto class actions over unregistered securities dismissed in NY
The investment services firm said its new global head of insurance solutions would be spearheading the effort.
NYDIG raises $100 million and launches 'Bitcoin-powered' insurance initiative
A federal judge has accepted tokenholders' claim that their interests are not being adequately represented in the SEC's ongoing lawsuit against Ripple Labs.
XRP holders get green light for motion to intervene in SEC vs Ripple case
Giacomo Arcaro distributed more than $20,000 worth of Ether to some of New York City's homeless population last weekend.
Growth hacker uses crypto to help the unhoused
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched of a blockchain-powered vaccination passport built on top of IBM's Digital Health Pass.
NY Governor Cuomo launches blockchain-powered vaccination passports