An obscure provision tucked into a U.S. defense spending bill could act as a springboard for blockchain adoption across government agencies.
A hodgepodge of state laws intended to sanction blockchain technology could end up making nationwide solutions commercially impracticable.
Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.
A second class action lawsuit has been filed against the founders of blockchain startup Tezos, alleging violation of U.S. securities law.
Canadian startup SecureKey has revealed it will soon launch an ID verification system built with IBM Blockchain.
The SEC's chief accountant is taking distributed ledger technology seriously, exhorting other accountants to do the same.
Cryptocurrency use could give U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions an excuse to crack down on state-legal pot firms, an industry lawyer warns.
Advisors to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection is gearing up to research the application of blockchain to the agency's trade functions.
The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, has said his department is looking into the illegal uses of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
Hard forks of bitcoin are creating new wealth that the U.S. tax agency will want to tax, but it's still unclear just how to report these new assets.