A Michigan LocalBitcoins trader plead guilty last week to operating an unlicensed money services business.
The legality of the ICO as a funding vehicle was discussed on day three of CoinDesk's annual Consensus event.
Two panels at Consensus 2017 conference focused on both the promise and pitfalls of digital currencies and blockchain assets.
Afternoon panel sessions at day one of Consensus 2017 showcased a variety of positions on the emerging phenomenon of token sales.
Skandiabanken customers can now link bitcoin holdings to bank accounts, a signal cryptocurrency is finding its place in the broader fintech arena.
While much of the concern over token sales has fallen on securities laws – there's another set of regulations that could be equally impactful.
The CFTC is stepping up action on fintech, a strategy that includes a new plan of action for its work on distributed ledger tech.
A New York-based broker-dealer has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to propose rules for blockchain-based assets.
Led by the large tech companies, Financial Innovation Now hopes to lobby Congress into setting up unified federal money transmission rules.
US immigration services are actively weighing the question of whether bitcoin can be used to pay for obligations tied to a controversial visa program.