Tag: u.s. treasury

Feb 24 2021

Janet Yellen Sounds Like She’s Scared Of Bitcoin

In recent comments made to CNBC, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen demonstrated misunderstanding, and perhaps fear, of Bitcoin. The post Janet Yellen Sounds Like She’s Scared Of Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

Janet Yellen Sounds Like She’s Scared Of Bitcoin

Feb 24 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business janet yellen u.s. treasury

In recent comments made to CNBC, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen demonstrated misunderstanding, and perhaps fear, of Bitcoin....

Dec 19 2020

Crypto Lawyer Decodes How FinCEN’s New Crypto Rules Fail to Address Core Issues

On Friday, December 18, the U.S. Treasury's bureau FinCEN proposed new crypto rules making it mandatory for virtual asset service providers (VASPs) to record and report transactions related to private cryptocurrency wallets. There's...

Dec 18 2020

FinCEN Proposes KYC For Withdrawing Cryptocurrency To Private Wallets

Dec 18 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  fincen kyc regulation u.s. treasury

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require money services business to submit reports, keep records and verify the identity of customers as they relate to digital currencies “held in unhosted wallets … or held in wallets hosted in a jurisdiction identified by FinCEN.” FinCEN...

Dec 16 2020

Digital Currency Regulation Gets Backing From G7 Finance Officials

The need for the regulation of digital currencies has received backing from the G7 financial officials. These G7 financial officials consist of central bankers and finance ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies. The U.S. Treasury Department recently released a statement that shows that the G7 finance officials have strongly supported that digital currencies should be regulated, as...

Aug 18 2020

Questions Remain Around The OCC Decision To Allow Banks To Custody Crypto

The recent Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) ruling that national banks and savings associations can provide cryptocurrency custody services to clients is one of the biggest milestones in the short but spectacular lifetime of digital currencies. Now that U.S. banks have the green light to begin custodying crypto, everybody knows that the rules have changed —...

Jul 22 2020

Treasury Bureau Declares National Banks Can Custody Crypto

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury tasked with regulating the country’s banks and thrift institutions, has published a public letter clarifying that national banks and savings associations can provide cryptocurrency custody services to clients. “In the letter published today, the OCC concludes that providing cryptocurrency custody services, including holding the unique...

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