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NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

| Shirin Emami

Bittrex is not telling the full story about its BitLicense denial, a New York Department of Financial Services official writes.

New York Rejects Bittrex Exchange’s BitLicense Application

| Nikhilesh De

NYDFS has rejected Bittrex's application for a BitLicense, citing "inadequate" AML compliance among other reasons.

Bitstamp Granted BitLicense, Will Expand Crypto Services in US

| Nikhilesh De

Europe-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has just received New York's 19th BitLicense, allowing it to offer five crypto trading pairs in the state.

New York Grants Its 18th BitLicense to Crypto ‘Prime Broker’ Tagomi

| Nikhilesh De

The NYDFS has awarded its 18th BitLicense to prime broker startup Tagomi Trading.

NYDFS Grants BitLicense to Third Bitcoin ATM Operator

| Nikhilesh De

NYDFS has granted a third bitcoin ATM operator a BitLicense Thursday, with Cottonwood Vending LLC becoming the latest recipient.

New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

| Nikhilesh De

New York will be forming a task force to analyze the crypto space, which may go as far as proposing updated regulations for the state.

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.