Russia's Ministry of Finance has developed a new version of its proposed law that would both outlaw and apply criminal penalties for bitcoin use.
The US CFTC has settled charges against bitcoin swap facility TeraExchange for failing to enforce trading prohibitions.
Former Bitcoin Foundation board member Charlie Shrem is conducting an ongoing ask-me-anything (AMA) session from prison in Pennsylvania.
A New Hampshire subcommittee has recommended that the state House of Representatives kill a bill that would let citizens pay their taxes in bitcoin.
A major European banking trade group has called for governments and businesses to develop regulatory solutions for cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin wallet Circle says it has become the first company to receive a BitLicense from the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Attorney Jared Marx discusses a recent ruling by the United States Commodities Futures Trading Commission, which saw it label bitcoin as a commodity.
The Bank of England’s top economist has suggested that a digital currency based on bitcoin could alleviate monetary policy problems.
The CFTC has confirmed that bitcoin and other digital currencies are commodities covered by the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA).
California's AB-1326 bill, which attempted to regulate virtual currency businesses, has been made inactive at the request of a state senator.