Search Results for:

New York Probing Bitcoin Activities

By: Michael Whalen As a follow-on to our July 23 post on the trajectory of Bitcoin regulation, New York’s financial institutions regulator recently issued subpoenas to a number of Bitcoin participants. The subpoenas request documents covering a wide range of subjects, including pricing, anti-money laundering, data security, privacy, consumer protection,…

Read More

Bitcoins: Creeping in from the Regulatory Periphery

By Michael Whalen The U.S. regulatory landscape for Bitcoins is shifting. In February of this year, Mt.Gox and Seattle-based CoinLab announced a significant deal in which CoinLab agreed to provide back-end clearing services for all peer-to-peer transactions on the Mt.Gox exchange involving U.S. and Canadian customers. The next month, the…

Read More