BitLicense

The term ‘BitLicense’ officially entered into the lexicon of virtual currency terminology when the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued such a framework in order to regulate distributed electronic money such as bitcoin.

Find out which companies have applied for a BitLicense here.

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.

Veteran Bitcoin Legal Strategist Joins Firm Hosting Trump Transition Meetings

| Michael del Castillo

Veteran bitcoin lawyer Carol Van Cleef has officially joined Baker Hostetler, a law firm that will oversee President-elect Trump's transition.

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New York Regulators Grant Second BitLicense to Ripple

| Pete Rizzo

San Francisco startup Ripple has become the second blockchain firm to receive a BitLicense in New York.

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Bitcoin Startups Stuck in Limbo as BitLicense Process Drags On

| Pete Rizzo

More than six months after the final date for application filings, only one license has been issued under New York’s BitLicense regulatory…

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CoinDesk’s BitLicense Report Now Available

| CoinDesk

CoinDesk's latest research report, available to download now, takes an in-depth look at New York's BitLicense.

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Circle Granted First BitLicense by NYDFS

| Grace Caffyn

Bitcoin wallet Circle says it has become the first company to receive a BitLicense from the New York State Department of Financial Services.

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BitLicense: Who Has Applied and Who Has Left New York?

| CoinDesk

CoinDesk is keeping track of both the companies that apply for a BitLicense and those that decide to stop operating in New York state.

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The Real Cost of Applying for a New York BitLicense

| Yessi Bello Perez

CoinDesk has spoken to various bitcoin companies to breakdown the cost of the BitLicense application process both in monetary and non-monetary terms.

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NYDFS Receives 22 Initial BitLicense Applications

| Pete Rizzo

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has revealed that it has so far received 22 BitLicense applications.

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Genesis Mining Leaves New York Following BitLicense Deadline

| Grace Caffyn

Genesis Mining is the latest company to announce its departure from New York, following the formal introduction of the state’s BitLicense. In…