Blockchain Payments Firm BitPay Receives BitLicense From New York Department Of Financial Services

News, Regulation | July 17, 2018 By:

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay has been granted a BitLicense by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), making it the eighth firm to receive such license.

BitPay is a global bitcoin payment service provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It provides bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash payment processing services for merchants,


Cryptocurrency Industry Group In Poland Challenges Banks For Suspending Crypto Accounts

News | July 2, 2018 By:

The Polish Bitcoin Association (PBS) has accused a number of Polish banks of seeking to restrict competition by deliberately denying service to crypto firms and selectively closing accounts.

On June 26, the PBS filed a complaint with the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (OCCP) requesting that the regulator launch an investigation into the alleged restriction of competition.