Tag: nydfs

  • NewsBTC_NYDFS OCC Fintech Regulation
    Bitcoin

    NYDFS Fires Shots At OCC Over Fintech Regulation Charter

    The state of New York has a somewhat unusual reputation when it comes to financial regulation. The state’s regulator is not too keen on the OCC’s bank charter pan for fintech firms. Overseeing the financial technology sector is a coveted price, and a national bank charter may not...

    newsbtc | January 18, 2017 | 11:00 am
  • BitLicense Innovation Stagnation
    Bitcoin

    BitLicense Licensing Backlog Creates BTC Stagnation in New York State

    New York is a great place for tourism, but not so much for entrepreneurs running a Bitcoin business. Things have gotten progressively worse since the BitLicense was introduced. As it turns out, the licensing process for BitLicense has been clogged up, and Bitcoin innovation has come to a...

    newsbtc | October 31, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • BitLicense
    Bitcoin

    New York to Give BitLicense to Coinbase and Ripple

    Two more companies are on the brink of obtaining the infamous Bitlicense, which makes Coinbase and Ripple compliant Bitcoin entities in the state of New York. Both companies applied for their license several months ago, but it looks like there is light at the end of the tunnel....

    newsbtc | May 6, 2016 | 8:45 am
  • itBit Hires Former NYDFS General Counsel.
    Bitcoin

    itBit Hires Former NYDFS General Counsel

    Bitcoin businesses and the New York Department of Financial Services have had a rocky relationship over the past several months. While the NYDFS and their former head honcho Benjamin Lawsky, who served as the organization’s Superintendent up through June of this year have sworn that their methods are being...

    Guest Author | September 6, 2015 | 6:37 pm
  • Former NYDFS Chief Ben Lawsky Digital Currency Consulting
    Bitcoin

    Benjamin Lawsky: My Firm Doesn’t Offer Bitcoin Consultancy

    Benjamin M Lawsky has rubbished the reports of him offering consultations on New York’s Bitcoin regulatory framework, the BitLicense. The comments arrived during Lawsky’s first public appearance since his resignation as the superintendent of New York Department of Financial Services (NDFS). The tough-nut financial watchdog was being interviewed...

    Gola Yashu | July 29, 2015 | 6:10 am
  • Bitcoin

    Winklevoss Twins Hoping to Nationalize their Bitcoin Exchange

    Internet entrepreneurs Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss has filed an application to register their upcoming Bitcoin exchange in New York. According to a Reuters report, Gemini, as the said exchange is titled, is seeking the status of being called a “chartered trust company”. Under New York’s current banking laws,...

    Gola Yashu | July 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm
  • Coin Center Denounce BitLicense for Impeding Innovation

    Coin Center Denounce BitLicense for Impeding Innovation

    Nonprofit Bitcoin Advocacy Group Coin Center recently published its views on the just-released Bitcoin regulatory framework, the BitLicense, saying that it will obstruct digital currency innovations in New York. The US-based organization was one of the most frequent and active voices to push for a tech-friendly BitLicense, but...

    Gola Yashu | June 4, 2015 | 1:00 pm
  • Benjamin Lawsky Unveils Final Bitcoin Regulations

    Benjamin Lawsky Unveils Final Bitcoin Regulations

    Speaking at the BITS Emerging Payments Forum today, Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky released the final set of Bitcoin regulations, commonly known as BitLicense. The rules and regulations will govern only the financial intermediaries associated with Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Mr....

    Guest Author | June 3, 2015 | 4:59 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Lawsky to Discuss BitLicense in His Speech Today

    New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky will speak about the BitLicense at a Washington DC event today, he tweeted. https://twitter.com/BenLawsky/status/605845521354219520 The announcement came right ahead of the launch of the aforementioned Bitcoin regulation, which itself has generated quite a buzz inside the digital currency...

    Gola Yashu | June 3, 2015 | 12:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Dogecoin Foundation Discusses Its Legal Restrictions

    After staying quiet for an extensive period, The Dogecoin Foundation – an international nonprofit organization associated with the cryptocurrency Dogecoin – recently opened up with the community about its legal restrictions within the US. The association broadly discussed their inability to launch fundraisers in the wake of recent...

    Gola Yashu | January 4, 2015 | 8:14 am

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