Vermont State Government Launching Blockchain Insurance Pilot

The U.S. state of Vermont is launching a blockchain pilot project for insurers, seeking transparency and efficiency improvements.

Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

“A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys." And University of New Hampshire Law School is now addressing that demand.

Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

Kraken says that the cost of handling subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to entry” in the U.S., as global data requests triple year on year.

Colorado Senators File Bill to Exempt Cryptos from Securities Laws

Two Colorado lawmakers have introduced a new bill seeking to exempt some digital tokens from securities laws.

Is the Window Closing on US Blockchain Leadership?

The U.S. should apply a "do no harm" approach and take a lead role on blockchain regulation, says William Mougayar.

Stablecoin Issuers May Need Licenses in Texas, Unlike Most Crypto Startups

A new memo by the Texas Department of Banking notes that stablecoins may fall under the state's definition of "money" and therefore would be subject to money transmission laws.

New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

New York will be forming a task force to analyze the crypto space, which may go as far as proposing updated regulations for the state.

Craig Wright Denied Attempt to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Billions in Bitcoin

A U.S. court has denied crypto entrepreneur Craig Wright’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit alleging he misappropriated at least 300,000 bitcoin.

Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities

Regulated token trader Templum has petitioned the SEC seeking clarification on the status of post-trade activities conducted over blockchains.

US Government Issues Advice Over Bitcoin Bomb Threat Emails

The U.S. government has confirmed the existence of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from organizations and suggested steps to take.