FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to 'Confront Emerging Threats'
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FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to ‘Confront Emerging...

Chainalysis chief technical counsel Michael Mosier will return to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in a new role as Deputy Director and Digital Innovation Officer. According to...

Christina Comben | 1 month ago
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Bitcoin Taxes

2019 IRS Crypto Tax Guidance is Subject to Change, GAO Warns

The IRS’ guidelines on crypto tax reporting remain unclear, and may not be binding, per the analysis of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Crypto Tax Reporting...

Christine Vasileva | 2 months ago
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US Congress to Consider Cryptocurrency Act in 2020

The U.S. cryptocurrency scene might be on the way to seeing clear cut crypto regulations as Congress prepares to consider a new bill detailing modalities for digital asset oversight...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
Binance US Considers 18 new assets
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Binance US Considers Tron, Tezos and 16 Others for Listing

Crypto exchange giant Binance is currently looking to expand its token trading pair listings for its US platform by as many as 18 new cryptocurrencies. Tron and Tezos On Binance Radar...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 months ago
Bitcoin
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US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug...

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions...

Anja van Oosterhout | 7 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

FinCEN Unveils New Bitcoin Guidelines: Here’s What You Need to...

On Thursday (May 9, 2019), the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published new guidelines showing how anti-money laundering (AML) laws apply to Bitcoin and the rest of...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 11 months ago
Bitcoin May Finally Have a Friend in Washington
Bitcoin Regulation

Congressman Calls for Cryptocurrency Investigation, Another Wants to...

A Democratic congressman has called for an investigation of the cryptocurrency industry following Robert Mueller’s indictment — while another has called for a ban on...

Stephen Webb | 2 years ago
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Privacy Coins Are ‘One of the Greatest Emerging Threats to U.S...

The U.S. Secret Service is taking a good look at privacy-focused cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash while urging Congress to “consider additional legislative or regulatory...

Adam James | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin’s Next Battlefield: The U.S. Congress

The year 2017 has been a remarkable year for Bitcoin, particularly in the world of finance. Bitcoin was rightfully accepted as mainstream in the financial world, and achieved...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
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Michigan Man Busted for Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange – Faces...

A man in Michigan is facing federal charges for operating an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange after selling over $55,000 USD of Bitcoin to undercover agents. There’s a song that goes...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
Bitcoin

American Bar Association to Host Event on Bitcoin Regulation

The world of Bitcoin and digital currency is plagued by regulatory uncertainty across the globe. Several countries are debating on how they should regulate Bitcoin, while other...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
Altcoins

FinCen Issues Two Administrative Rulings Regarding Virtual Currency

FinCen has issued two basic administrative rulings over digital currencies; The first one relates to the application of FinCEN regulations to a virtual currency trading platform...

Nuno Menezes | 5 years ago