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Legal cannabis industry’s crypto tax breakthrough

The legal US cannabis retail industry took another step towards mainstream business compliance today – as cannabis retailers became empowered to track all transactional data related to taxes, gains, and losses. Cryptocurrencies have proved…

New York State Assemblyman Clyde Vanel regarding Digital Currency Study Bill

It seems as though every year during the fourth quarter, the value of the cryptocurrency market climbs to extreme mountaintops and plummets below the valley. Investing in cryptocurrency is not for the faint at…

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel Proves Brad Sherman Wrong on Crypto

According to a recent Forbes article, Ohio has become the first state in the nation to allow taxpayers to utilize cryptocurrency to pay for their tax burden. Currently, only businesses are allowed to use…

Gibraltar regulator grants Lendingblock in-principle licence as DLT business

Lendingblock, a securities lending platform for digital assets, today announces the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has made an in-principle decision to grant the firm authorization as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider. The…

Crypto exchange companies Huobi and GBX receive Gibraltar DLT licence

It was announced today that Huobi, the Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, and asset management service provider, has been awarded a full Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) license by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) along with the…

CapBridge granted Singapore license with plans to offer security token exchange

Global private capital platform CapBridge, today announced that it has received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for its associated entity, CapBridge Platform Pte. Ltd., to operate a securities exchange known as 1exchange (1X)…

Taxman could collect millions within 48 hours of Bitcoin Cash fork

One of the least talked about but most significant consequences of the Bitcoin Cash fork will be the tax authorities collecting millions from the individuals involved, according to cryptocurrency taxation experts NODE40. The company,…

Australian bitcoin exchange Independent Reserve rolls out Crypto Tax Estimator by KPMG

KPMG Australia and Independent Reserve, the largest Australian cryptocurrency exchange, today announced the launch of a new tool to help the traders of cryptocurrencies better understand their tax liabilities. The Crypto Tax Estimator developed…

New York State to approve ‘BitLicense’ for bitcoin ATM operator Coinsource

Coinsource, a Fort Worth-based bitcoin ATM network operator today was granted a virtual currency license in the state of New York. With approximately 40 physical kiosks in the state, the operator becomes the first…

Unikrn’s crypto betting platform for eSports approved for Isle of Man license

Unikrn, a leader in eSports entertainment and wagering, today announced it has finalized their Isle of Man license approval. The impending rollout will allow users to bet on top eSports teams and tournaments, as…

Chainalysis partners with Binance to provide solution for crypto AML compliance

Chainalysis, a provider of cryptocurrency compliance and investigation solutions, today announced the roll-out of its compliance solution with Binance, a top cryptocurrency exchange company, to help address the challenges at the intersection of cryptocurrencies,…

Bitcoin exchange Coinfloor receives Gibraltar DLT license

Coinfloor, the well established bitcoin exchange originating out of the UK was awarded a full Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) license last week by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). Coinfloor is now fully compliant…

Swiss financial authority grants its first crypto authorization to Crypto Fund AG

Crypto Fund AG, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, is now the first and only crypto company to receive authorization from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA under the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes…

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Two Pro-Blockchain Bills into Law

Today California Governor Jerry Brown signed two blockchain bills into law. AB 2658 by Assembly member Ian Calderon defines blockchain technology and updates the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act to include it. This bill also…

New guidelines push to support Swiss blockchain ecosystem

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), a non-profit supporting the blockchain ecosystem in Switzerland, today welcomed the issuance of new guidance from the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) to its members, regarding the treatment of blockchain-based companies…