West Virginia Law Defines Crypto

Crime, Regulation | April 28, 2017 By:

A bill that would make it a felony to use cryptocurrency for money laundering has been passed by both legislative bodies in West Virigina.

Bill 2585 is an update to the state’s existing money-laundering laws, defining cryptocurrency as a “monetary instrument” in the state.


Financial Services Firm IHS Markit Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce

Announcements | April 28, 2017 By:

Financial services firm IHS Markit announced that it has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce to promote acceptance and use of blockchain technology.

The Chamber of Digital Commerce is a Washington, DC-based trade association representing the blockchain industry. Its mission is to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies.


Antigua Says Bitcoin is All About the Benjamin

FinTech, Investing, News | April 28, 2017 By:

The Antigua & Barbuda cabinet has instructed its Attorney General to draft laws for the implementation of bitcoin as an official transaction currency.

Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin, who had government passport fraud charges dismissed in 2014, will be investigating the cryptocurrency’s applicable uses after a group affiliated with the Antigua Leisure &