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US Advocacy Group Calls for National Action Plan on Blockchain

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology.

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.

Judge Appoints Law Firms to Represent QuadrigaCX Customers

Law firms Miller Thomson and Cox & Palmer will represent 115,000 QuadrigaCX customers as the exchange seeks to recoup the $196 million it owes them.

Craig Wright Claims to Be Satoshi in Critical Response to CFTC on Ethereum

In a response to the CFTC, nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has criticized ethereum and restated his claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto.

SEC Commissioner Peirce Confirms Guidance on Crypto Tokens Is Coming

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to clarify when securities laws might apply to crypto token sales, an official confirmed Friday.

SEC Commissioner Says Bitcoin ETF Will Be Approved ‘Eventually’

A U.S. SEC commissioner, Robert J. Jackson Jr. has said he believes a bitcoin exchange-traded fund will ultimately be approved.

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.

US SEC Seeking Big Data Tool for Major Blockchains

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking vendors to provide detailed blockchain data in order to improve crypto compliance.

QuadrigaCX Owes Customers $190 Million, Court Filing Shows

“Quadriga’s inventory of cryptocurrency has become unavailable and some of it may be lost," the founder's widow said in documents obtained by CoinDesk.

Wall Street Crypto Products May Have to Wait as US Regulators Confront Backlog

The SEC and CFTC have five weeks of work to catch up on, and crypto advocates have no illusions that bitcoin ETFs and the like are a priority.

NYDFS Grants BitLicense to Third Bitcoin ATM Operator

NYDFS has granted a third bitcoin ATM operator a BitLicense Thursday, with Cottonwood Vending LLC becoming the latest recipient.

SEC Official Who Oversaw Crypto Cases Leaves for Law Firm Jones Day

Shamoil T. Shipchandler, whose team at the SEC brought cases against AriseBank and 1Broker, has joined law firm Jones Day.

Chat App Kik Says It Will Fight SEC Over Possible ICO Action

Messaging app company Kik says it will stand up to the SEC over an expected enforcement action relating to its 2017 initial coin offering

Coinbase Integrates TurboTax to Help US Clients File Crypto Taxes

TurboTax is partnering with Coinbase and four other crypto startups to help U.S. investors properly file their taxes for 2018.

Pennsylvania Clarifies That Crypto Exchanges Are Not Money Transmitters

Pennsylvania's government has clarified that crypto exchanges and providers do not require a money transmission license to operate.

Wyoming Bill Would Clear the Way for Crypto Custody at Banks

Wyoming legislators have introduced a bill to classify digital assets as property and provide banks with clarity on crypto custodial services.

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.

Wyoming Blockchain Bill Proposes Issuance of Tokenized Stock Certificates

Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Wyoming have introduced legislation proposing the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using blockchain tech.

Bitwage Now Lets Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto

A new product from Bitwage makes it easier to handle payroll taxes when paying employees in bitcoin or ether.

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

A record-breaking government shutdown in the U.S. is pushing crypto policy decisions to the back burner.