Browsing the "BitLicense" Tag

New York Regulators Have Grant Crypto License to NYDIG

| Nikhilesh De

New York's latest BitLicense has been granted to the New York Digital Investment Group, along with a limited purpose trust charter.

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.

Crypto Probe ‘Continues’ Despite New York AG’s Resignation

| David Floyd

Following Eric Schneiderman's abrupt resignation, the New York Attorney General's Office's "work continues," according to a spokesperson.

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.