Browsing the "Coin Center" Tag

Crypto Defender Spars With Famed Critic During US Senate Hearing

| Nikhilesh De

Peter Van Valkenburgh explained the potential benefits from cryptocurrency and blockchain while Nouriel Roubini called it "the mother of all scams."

‘Doctor Doom’ vs Crypto: Here’s What to Expect in Congress Today

| Nikhilesh De

Economist Nouriel Roubini and Coin Center's Peter Van Valkenburgh will testify about crypto and blockchain before a U.S. Senate committee today.

Coin Center Updates Its Securities Framework for Cryptocurrencies

| Nikhilesh De

Blockchain advocacy group Coin Center still believes some cryptocurrencies are securities by law, and should be regulated as such.

Kraken Donates $1 Million to Blockchain Advocacy Group Coin Center

| Leigh Cuen

Jesse Powell, CEO of crypto exchange Kraken, donated $1 million to Coin Center at the blockchain industry advocacy group's annual dinner Monday night.

CFTC Tech Advisors to Talk Crypto, Blockchain This Week

| Nikhilesh De

The first two panels in Wednesday's CFTC Technology Advisory Committee meeting will discuss blockchain and crypto-related matters, respectively.

Congress, Capitol Hill

Coin Center: US Senate’s Digital Currency Bill Is ‘Counterproductive’

| Stan Higgins

US advocacy group Coin Center has said that an anti-money laundering bill before the Senate could disrupt existing rules for digital currency firms.

Coin Center to Lawmakers: Blockchain Startups Are Best Advised to Leave US

| Stan Higgins

A recent Congressional hearing saw the non-profit blockchain advocacy group Coin Center call for a federal approach to money services licensure.

court, tech, law

Securities Laws Aren’t the Only Rules Token Sales Have to Consider

| Peter Van Valkenburgh

While much of the concern over token sales has fallen on securities laws – there's another set of regulations that could be equally impactful.

Bitcoin Advocacy Group Coin Center Collects $1 Million in New Contributions

| Garrett Keirns

Washington, DC-based non-profit research and advocacy group Coin Center has raised $1m from old and new supporters.

Ledger Publishes First Volume of Peer-Reviewed Blockchain Research

| Michael del Castillo

The inaugural issue of peer-reviewed cryptocurrency and blockchain research journal Ledger is now available.