The IRS Is Inviting Crypto Firms to a ‘Summit’ in DC Next Month

The IRS has invited a number of undisclosed crypto startups to a summit on March 3…

Crypto Firms Should Get Behind Peirce’s Safe Harbor Proposal, Even if It’s Unlikely to Become Law

Carol Van Cleef is Chair of the Blockchain and Digital Assets Team at the law firm…

Digital Banking Startup Targets UK License to Serve Crypto Firms

A London-based startup says it wants to become the “first digital assets merchant bank” in the…

Brexit Divorce Is Advertising Opportunity for Crypto Firms

As the United Kingdom left the European Union this week, the Paris-based hardware provider Ledger and…

Few Banks Will Touch Crypto Firms, But Silvergate Wants to Touch Bitcoin Itself

Silvergate Bank is venturing even further into a field where few financial institutions dare to tiptoe.…

Coronavirus Controls in China Are Delaying Crypto Miner Deliveries, Firms Say

Two leading manufacturers of crypto mining hardware notified customers their shipments would be delayed at least…

One of World’s Richest Firms Joins Blockchain Trade Platform Vakt After $5M Investment

The investment arm of one of the biggest firms in the world by revenue – oil…

European Crypto Firms Brace for Higher Costs as AMLD5 Takes Effect

A strict new regulatory regime is dawning upon European firms handling cryptocurrency. Friday marks the deadline…

Crypto Firms Can Now Apply for a License in France

France’s top financial regulator has published new rules regarding the licensing of digital asset service providers…

Lawsuit Shows How a Public Firm’s $80M Bet on Bitcoin Miners Went Terribly Wrong

In March 2018, shortly after bitcoin’s bull run to $20,000, a publicly-traded Chinese company invested 500…