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Wyoming Legislature Advances Blockchain-Related Bills
HB62 would repeal the Wyoming law passed in 2018 that established an exemption for certain "open blockchain tokens" under the state's securities laws.
United States
24 Jan 2019
Ohio And California Join Other States In Passing Blockchain-Friendly Legislation
This past summer, Ohio adopted legislation (SB220) that primarily provides for a legal safe harbor from certain data-breach related tort claims to covered entities that implement a specified cybersecurity program.
United States
10 Oct 2018
Virtual Currencies Can Be Regulated By CFTC As A "Commodity"
In a notable ruling, a Massachusetts district court declined to dismiss a complaint filed by the Commodity Future Trading Commission ("CFTC") against an entity over an alleged fraudulent virtual currency offering.
United States
3 Oct 2018
New York State Department Of Financial Services Eases Backlog And Approves More Bitlicense Applications
On June 14, 2018, the New York State Department of Financial Services (the "DFS") announced that the agency granted a virtual currency license (or "BitLicense") to bitcoin wallet and vault provider Xapo, Inc., and authorized the blockchain financial services company Paxos Trust Company LLC to expand their business to offer exchange and custodial services to cryptoassets beyond bitcoin.
United States
5 Jul 2018
A Proposed Statutory Framework For State Regulation Of Virtual Currency Businesses: The Uniform Law Commission's "Uniform Regulation Of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act"
Last July, the Uniform Law Commission completed a uniform model state law, known as the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act ("URVCBA" or the "Act") ...
United States
18 Jun 2018
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