Browsing the "US government" Tag

Is the Window Closing on US Blockchain Leadership?

| William Mougayar

The U.S. should apply a "do no harm" approach and take a lead role on blockchain regulation, says William Mougayar.

US Defense Department Says Blockchain Can Help in Disaster Relief

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency says blockchain technology has "enormous" potential to improve disaster relief efforts.

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."

New Ripple-Led Advocacy Group to Pay DC Lobbyists in XRP

| Anna Baydakova

Ripple is leading a group of organizations launching an advocacy body in Washington D.C. that will pay for lobbying in both U.S. dollars and XRP.

US Ethics Office: Government Officials Must Disclose Crypto Holdings

| Madeline Meng Shi

Those working for the executive branch of the U.S. government must disclose their cryptocurrency holdings, ethics officials said Monday.

US Lawmaker Wants Members of Congress to Disclose Crypto Assets

| Wolfie Zhao

A bitcoin-friendly U.S. lawmaker is hoping to get members of Congress to disclose their holdings of cryptocurrency assets.

net, safety

2018’s Challenge: Promote Responsible Blockchain Innovation

| Beth Knickerbocker

The chief innovation officer at the U.S. regulator for national banks details the agency's efforts to support fintech while still mitigating risk.

Dept of Veterans Affairs Wants Industry to Propose Use Cases for Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will consider any blockchain use cases that can help solve its problems, its CTO said Tuesday.

US Finance Regulators Form Crypto Working Group, Says Mnuchin

| Stan Higgins

Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that the Financial Stability Oversight Council has formed a working group focused on cryptocurrencies.

US Customs and Border Protection Advisors Form Blockchain Research Effort

| Stan Higgins

Advisors to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection is gearing up to research the application of blockchain to the agency's trade functions.