Congress

Republican Leader Claims Blockchain Can Make US Government More Efficient

Blockchain technology will make the U.S. Congress more efficient and transparent, says Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

US Congress Passes Bill to Require Study of Crypto in Sex, Drug Trafficking

The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill to commission a study into how crypto and online marketplaces can be used to facilitate sex and drug trafficking

US: Bill Exempting Non-Custodial Crypto Services From Certain Laws Reintroduced to Congress

A bill exempting companies providing non-custodial crypto services from certain state money transmitting laws has been resubmitted to the U.S. Congress

US Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill Seeking ‘Safe Harbor’ for Some Crypto Startups

Rep. Tom Emmer has re-introduced a bill hoping to provide crypto startups which do not store users' tokens exemptions from state-level money transmission laws.

Bill to Curb Iranian National Crypto Filed in US Congress

Draft legislation designed to hamper Iran’s efforts to create a sovereign cryptocurrency has been introduced in the U.S. Congress. The Blocking Iran Illicit Finance Act bans U.S. citizens and companies from all transactions and dealings in Iranian digital currency. The bill also introduces sanctions against foreign nationals and organizations that support the development of the […]

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US Lawmakers Seek Sanctions Against Iran’s Cryptocurrency Efforts

A bill introduced this week in Congress takes a hard line on Iran's efforts to develop its own sovereign cryptocurrency.

US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.

US Federal Government: Confusing Regulation For Crypto, Full Clearance For Blockchain

While U.S. federal crypto regulation remains confusing, the executive is taking full advantage of blockchain for their own operations

SEC Launches FinHub to Communicate With Industry, But What Does it Have to Say?

The SEC has launched its ‘Strategic hub’. What is it exactly and should we expect more clarity from the regulator now?

Report: SEC Expands Crackdown on ICOs, Regulatory Ambiguity Remains

Despite calls from the U.S. Congress to provide regulatory clarity on ICOs, the SEC has reportedly expanded its crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings, according to a report

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