EU Regulators “softly approach” regulation

May 17, 2016
Late last month, EU lawmakers and regulators agreed to step lightly when it comes to regulating blockchain technology. Officials say they will “softly approach”...

FinCEN Director Calvery steps down. Her legacy.

May 17, 2016
Late last month, FinCEN Director, Jennifer Shasky Calvery, announced she was stepping down at the end of May to take a job in the private...

Happy 3rd Anniversary: FinCEN guidance

March 25, 2016
Three years ago this past Friday (03/18), FinCEN released its regulatory guidance on digital currencies. Those involved in creating, distributing, exchanging, and transmitting digital...

Busted: unregistered bitcoin MSB

March 25, 2016
Last week, it was reported that a New York man was charged with operating an unlawful money transmitting business for illegally selling bitcoin. According...

Aussies: banks didn’t conspire to derisk bitcoin

February 24, 2016
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) determined that there was no evidence banks colluded prior to closing accounts held by bitcoin companies. Ultimately,...

Rethinking “structuring”

February 24, 2016
The tactic of breaking up financial transactions in an effort to evade certain reporting requirements, including the $10,000 CTR threshold, is back under the...