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On March 22, 2017 the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced that it has approved an application of Coinbase Inc, a subsidiary of Coinbase Global Inc, to offer Ethereum...
On March 20, 2017 Senator Ben Kieckhefer introduced before the Nevada Senate a bill which seeks to set out the legal basis for the use of blockchain-based records and contracts in the state. The...
On March 14, 2017 Representatives Zach Fansler and Sam Kito introduced House Bill 180 on crypto-currency regulation to the state of Alaska. The act, if passed, is expected to take effect on July 1...
On March 20, 2017 Henk Kamp, the minister of economic affairs, received the action agenda for the National Blockchain Coalition. The agenda was put forward by a joint initiative of more than 20...
Payments start-ups in the U.S. have said the rift between federal and state regulations means banks are unwilling to process transactions linked to legalized marijuana businesses.
Singaporean officials are ready to begin testing whether cross-border payments could be carried out using distributed ledger technology, following a successful pilot for carrying out interbank...
A flurry of anti-Bitcoin proposals in states across the U.S. is raising concerns that a backlash may be brewing against the fast-growing but at times controversial crypto-currency.
On March 9, 2017 the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it has concluded the "proof-of-concept project to conduct domestic inter-bank payments using distributed ledger technology...
On March 3, 2017 Governor Jerome H. Powell gave a speech on "Blockchain: The Future of Finance and Capital Markets?" at the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law in New Haven,...
A Federal Reserve governor has raised doubts about the rise of emerging technology such as distributed ledgers and virtual currencies, despite lauding the work of U.S. financiers on faster...

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