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Binance Stablecoin Receives NYDFS Approval

According to a recent announcement by one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, Binance, its USD-backed stablecoin was just approved by the New York State Department of...

Ali | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

Bakkt Bitcoin Custody Now Available to all Institutional Clients

Bakkt joins the field of institutional-grade bitcoin custody service providers after obtaining approval from regulators in New York. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin futures product launched by...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 7 months ago
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Bitcoin Politics

Good News For Bakkt? NYDFS Announces Crypto-Licensing Division

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) yesterday announced the creation of a new division for licensing crypto-businesses. The ‘Research and...

Emilio Janus | 11 months ago
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Breaking News

Bitfinex Will Vigorously Challenge $850M Lost Tether ‘False Assertions’

Following the New York Attorney General’s accusations of a $850M cover-up by Bitfinex, the company has issued its response. Binfinex refutes the claims as ‘riddled with...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

NY Regulators Issue BitLicense to Company With 88 Bitcoin ATMs

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has granted yet another Virtual Currency License (BitLicense) to one more NY-based bitcoin ATM company. Cottonwood Vending...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

New Yorkers Can Now Use The Robinhood App; Buy Bitcoin With a Debit Card

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has granted the BitLicense to cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood as well as LibertyX, which allows users to buy bitcoin with...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

New York Regulator Issues BitLicense to NYDIG For Custody and Trading

New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has approved cryptocurrency-related company NYDIG’s application for a digital currency license and a money transmission...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
Goldman Sachs Reaffirms Interest in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
News

‘Full Circle’: Goldman Sachs Backed Startup Launches Stablecoin Cryptocurrency

On September 26th, Circle announced the release its new stablecoin USD Coin (USDC), which will begin trading on Circle’s Poloniex exchange immediately. The new USDC stablecoin will...

Erich Grant | 2 years ago
Companies

NYDFS Going Soft? Symphony Allowed to Launch Despite Encryption Methods

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), which has made life for Bitcoin companies difficult with its BitLicense, has gone soft on Symphony, a secure messaging company...

Deepak Tiwari | 5 years ago
Bitcoin

The Final BitLicense: Revisions and Reactions From The Industry

Recently, Ben Lawsky, the Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released the final draft of the infamous BitLicense. This piece of regulation would...

Evan Faggart | 5 years ago
Bitcoin

Bitcoinist Assistant Editor’s Formal BitLicense Comment

This author’s views do not necessarily reflect those of Bitcoinist.net. In early February, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released their revised BitLicense...

Evan Faggart | 5 years ago
Bitcoin

OP-ED: BitLicense’s Superficial Changes

This author’s views do not necessarily reflect those of Bitcoinist.net. Right now, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is holding a 30-day public commenting...

Evan Faggart | 5 years ago