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.
California-based financial firm SoFi has acquired a BitLicense from the New York State Department of Financial Services.
SoFi Obtains BitLicense to Offer Crypto Trading Services in New York
Former CFTC Chairman Giancarlo joins New York-based law firm where he will reportedly continue to advocate for the U.S. digital dollar.
Former CFTC Chair to Remain Focused on Crypto and Blockchain at New Law Firm
Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC has procured a charter from the New York State Department of Financial Services to operate a virtual currency custody and e...
Fidelity Digital Asset Services Now Authorized to Operate Crypto Custody Platform
Real estate tycoon Ben Shaoul has sold a retail condo in Manhattan’s prestigious Upper East Side for $15.3 million in Bitcoin.
Real Estate Magnate Sells New York Condo for $15.3M in Bitcoin
New York-based fintech Tassat has succeeded in obtaining regulatory approval for the launch of a crypto derivatives exchange.
Tassat Gets CFTC Approval to Issue Bitcoin Derivatives in US
Veritaseum has been ordered to pay an $8 million disgorgement fine for selling unregistered securities by a New York Eastern District Court.
NY Court Orders Veritaseum to Pay Back $8 Million From Illegal ICO
A New York-based legal firm filed a class-action suit against Tether and Bitfinex, accusing the firms of crypto market manipulation.
Class Action Accuses Tether and Bitfinex of Market Manipulation