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New York Awards First-Ever BitLicense to Bitcoin ATM Company

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin ATM operator Coinsource has received a BitLicense from New York's financial watchdog, a full three years after first applying.

Payments Firm Square Receives BitLicense from New York

| Nikhilesh De

Digital payments startup Square has received a BitLicense through the NY Department of Financial Services.

NY Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Genesis Global Trading

| David Floyd

The license is has come in for intense criticism, in part because so few firms have been granted one.

‘BitLicense Refugees’: ShapeShift, Kraken Talk Escape from New York

| Marc Hochstein

Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York's cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.

NY Regulator Argues BitLicense Regulation Boosted Businesses

| David Floyd

Maria Vullo highlighted the state's early involvement in cryptocurrency. But many think New York's BitLicense desperately needs an overhaul.

New York Assemblyman Ron Kim

This New York Lawmaker Wants to End the BitLicense

| Leigh Cuen

There's a new New York lawmaker on the scene and he wants to end a years-long policy that has held back crypto startups in the state.

Square Seeks BitLicense to Bring Bitcoin Buying to NY

| Leigh Cuen

Square is in the process of applying for a BitLicense in a bid to expand its Cash App's bitcoin option to New York residents.

New York Lawmakers Open to Revisiting the BitLicense

| Stan Higgins

Two New York state senators held a roundtable Friday on the controversial BitLicense regulation, and said legislation to reform it may come soon.

South Korea Mulls BitLicense-Style Rules for Crypto Exchanges

| Daniel Palmer

South Korea is considering adopting a system similar to New York's "BitLicense" for the regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges, a report states.

Contortions for Compliance: Life Under New York’s BitLicense

| Sarah Brennan

New York passed the BitLicense in a vacuum. Now state and federal laws are catching up, often with poor coordination, causing a compliance nightmare.