Category: US & Canada

Wyoming Blockchain Bill Proposes Issuance of Tokenized Stock Certificates

Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Wyoming have introduced legislation that would allow the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using…

Bitwage Now Lets Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto

Bitwage is partnering with a payroll company to give more firms the ability to pay their workers in cryptocurrency. Revealed…

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is hurting the crypto industry, too. As the impasse in Washington stretches into…

Vermont State Government Launching Blockchain Insurance Pilot

The U.S. state of Vermont is launching a blockchain pilot project for the captive insurance industry. The state government announced…

Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

It’s not a bear market for everyone. “A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys,” said…

Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has said that the cost of handling government subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to…

Colorado Senators File Bill to Exempt Cryptos from Securities Laws

Two lawmakers from the U.S. state of Colorado have introduced legislation seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain digital tokens from…

Is the Window Closing on US Blockchain Leadership?

The internet “should be a place where government makes every effort … not to stand in the way, to do…

Stablecoin Issuers May Need Licenses in Texas, Unlike Most Crypto Startups

Stablecoins may qualify as “money” under Texas law, according to updated guidance from the state Department of Banking. A memo…

New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

New York State is officially launching a cryptocurrency task force aimed at helping the state understand cryptocurrencies and their underlying…

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