Browsing the "Legislation" Tag

US Lawmakers Push for ‘Blockchain’ Definition in New Congressional Bill

| Nikhilesh De

A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives this week proposes creating a "consensus-based definition of blockchain."

A Major Regulatory Effort Is Brewing to Revive the US ICO Market

| Nikhilesh De

More than 80 representatives from a variety of cryptocurrency projects and companies spent four hours calling for clarity around ICOs and tokens.

Ohio Becomes Latest US State to Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

| Wolfie Zhao

The U.S. state of Ohio has joined Arizona in legally recognizing data stored and transacted on blockchain.

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.

Malta Passes Trio of Bills as Part of ‘Blockchain Island’ Plan

| Muyao Shen

Malta's parliament has passed three bills on crypto assets and blockchain, in a big step toward its plan to become a "Blockchain Island."


Vermont Governor Signs Bill Clearing Way for Blockchain Companies

| Stan Higgins

Vermont's governor has signed a bill allowing for the creation of so-called "blockchain-based limited liability corporations," public records show.

California Bill Would Legally Recognize Blockchain Stocks

| Nikhilesh De

California Senate Bill 838 would allow businesses to store, issue and transfer shares information on a blockchain.

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Locked Out of Coinbase: Why Are Wyoming’s Bitcoin Users Still Waiting?

| Leigh Cuen

A month after Wyoming changed a law to let Coinbase restore service in the state, users there are still waiting to regain access to their funds.

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Why ICOs Could Eat Delaware’s Lunch

| David M Adlerstein and Andrea Tinianow

Delaware's status as a go-to jurisdiction for business can't be taken for granted as tokens take off and issuers flock to blockchain-friendly states.

Philippines Lawmaker Urges Senate to Expedite Crypto Crime Bills

| Wolfie Zhao

A Philippines senator is seeking to speed up the passage of legislation that would increase the penalties for crimes involving cryptocurrencies.