Cryptocurrency Regulation News

Cryptocurrency Regulation News

Read the latest news about the regulation of cryptocurrencies including the latest on the NYDFS Bitlicense

Energy And Commerce Committee Hears From Bitcoin Industry

The Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee for Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade heard from members of the cryptocurrency industry today. The hearing was a part...

IMF: Bitcoin Is Not Money, Has Many Risks and Benefits

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its first report on Virtual currencies today. While much of it is favorable, one thing is sure to...

Regulators Won’t Hesitate to Shut Down the Smallest of Bitcoin Startups

Mixed emotions are often found in the audience during the regulatory panel at any Bitcoin conference. While it’s important for individuals involved in the...

Coin Center and the Chamber of Digital Commerce Form ‘Blockchain Alliance’...

Coin Center and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, two bitcoin trade groups based in Washington D.C., have announced the formation of a new public-private...

EU Court of Justice Rules Virtual Currencies Exempt from VAT

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the trading of bitcoin and other virtual currencies will be exempt from VAT,...

Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin Exchange Gets New York’s DFS Approval

Gemini Trust Company, LLC, the much anticipated bitcoin exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has finally received approval from the New York State Department...

Erik Voorhees on Ben Lawsky’s Bitcoin Firm: “It’s the Very Definition...

ShapeShift.io CEO Erik Voorhees was recently interviewed by Paul Buitink, Jop Hartog, and Tuur Demeester on the deBitcoin weekly hangout, and he discussed his...

Why FDIC-Insured Exchanges are Significant for Bitcoin

Exchanges and hosted wallets have always been a weak point for bitcoin. Although the decentralized nature of the protocol is valuable for removing counterparty...

Bitcoin Survey: Price Volatility and Complexity are Holding Back User Adoption

The results from our recent poll on bitcoin usage in the United Kingdom are now available. There are many different interesting points to take...

Only 13% of UK Bitcoin Users Disagree With Government’s Stance On...

Last month, we here at miningpool.co.uk ran a survey attempting to get a feel for the Bitcoin community in the United Kingdom. While we will...