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.
Tether says it did not deny prosecutors’ request to consolidate three lawsuits the stablecoin and its sister exchange Bitfinex are facing.
Tether Claims to Be Okay With Merger of Class-Action Lawsuits Against It
A class-action lawsuit against Bitfinex and Tether was refiled in New York on Jan. 8, just one day before a similar filing by another plaintiff.
Bitfinex Market Manipulation Lawsuit Refiled in New York and Joined by Second Case
New York lawmakers proposed a bill on a P2P savings and payment platform called the “New York Inclusive Value Ledger.”
Authors of New York’s P2P ‘Public Venmo’ Bill Hope for Greater Decentralization
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants crypto businesses to pay for NYDFS’ oversight to “make progress happen.”
NY Governor Wants Crypto Firms to Cover Costs for NYDFS Oversight
Telegram will still have to prove that its bank records comply with foreign data privacy laws despite a U.S. court denying a Jan. 2 application by the SEC.
Court Denies SEC Request to Make Telegram Reveal ICO Bank Records
The New York Southern District Court granted a continuance in the lawsuit against David Pike over his alleged link to the OneCoin Ponzi scheme.
New York Court Proceeds Against Man Allegedly Linked to OneCoin
New York-based digital asset security firm Fireblocks has successfully completed a major security examination carried out by Big Four auditing firm EY.
Fidelity-Backed Startup Fireblocks Is Now Certified Secure by Ernst & Young