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US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws

| Stan Higgins

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.

Don’t Let the Crypto Circus in Congress Fool You

| Michael J Casey

Washington understands cryptocurrency better than this week's circus on Capitol Hill suggests, writes Michael J. Casey.

House Rules Politicians Must Disclose Crypto Investments Above $1K

| Muyao Shen

Members of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, must begin disclosing cryptocurrency investments that exceed $1,000.

US Lawmakers Seek Tax Exemption for Bitcoin Transactions Below $600

| Stan Higgins

A new bill has been introduced in the US Congress that would create a tax exemption for some purchases made with cryptocurrency.

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.

US Treasury Insurance Advisors to Discuss Blockchain

| Stan Higgins

Insurance market advisors to the US Treasury Department are set to discuss blockchain tech this week.

Congressional Committee Calls for CFTC ‘Clarity’ on Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

A Congressional committee has called on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to focus on digital currency regulation.

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Momentum Grows for Blockchain Action in Washington

| Stan Higgins

Recent developments around blockchain in Washington, DC are setting the stage for even bigger moves in the year ahead.

SEC to Discuss Blockchain at November Forum

| Stan Higgins

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is set to discuss blockchain at an upcoming public forum.