Monday, February 18, 2019

Economy & Regulation

In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare Acquisition, Grayscale Investment Report

In this edition of The Daily we cover the beta launch of a new platform from Shapeshift, an acquisition by one of the...

New Zealand to Slap ‘Digital Services Tax’ on Internet Giants Google,...

Following the precedent set by some European countries such as Austria, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, New Zealand has indicated it...

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin...

Commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have come together to discuss their regulatory...

Startups-Focused Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Cryptocurrency ventures that don’t wish to convert their holdings to fiat can now pay for legal services with bitcoin cash (BCH) or bitcoin...

How to Outwit Blockchain Analysis and Conceal Your Coins

How do you convert bitcoin that’s associated with your identity into coins with no connection to your name? In an era of enhanced...

In the Daily: Liberstad Coin, Mining Contracts, Luxembourg Law

In this edition of The Daily, we look at Liberstad’s progress toward building a libertarian community in Norway. The city has just issued...

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Blockvest Tokens Are Securities

After failing to convince a federal court regarding the nature of Blockvest tokens in the previous hearing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC

A Canadian online drug dealer, snared by an undercover police agent on the dark web, is pleading to be allowed to keep half...

Uber Drags New York City into Court over Draconian Cap on...

Uber is suing New York, seeking to overturn the city’s year-long cap on new licenses for ride-hailing vehicles. The company said it’s suing...

Markets Update: Crypto Traders Still Uncertain After a Week of Consolidation

Cryptocurrency markets are once again riding a long period of consolidation as the last seven days has failed to show any meaningful moves....