Blockchain Bills Introduced In Florida and Nebraska

Blockchain, News, Regulation | January 12, 2018 By:

Lawmakers in Florida and Nebraska have introduced bills focused on blockchain, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies.

On January 9, Florida state representatives James Grant and Jackie Toledo introduced House Bill 1357. The bill establishes multiple provisions pertaining to blockchain ledgers and smart contracts. It states that these could be treated as legally-binding methods of data storage,


Nebraska Lawyers Advisory Approves Bitcoin Payments

Announcements, Now Accepting, Regulation | September 18, 2017 By:

The Nebraska Lawyers Advisory Committee, an eight-member body that makes conduct decisions for lawyers in Nebraska, has granted approval for attorneys to accept bitcoin payments from their clients.

In an opinion dated September 11, three different questions were presented before the board: whether an attorney can receive cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as payment;