Shipkevich Bitcoin and ICO Attorney
Felix Shipkevich August 18, 2017

Financial service industries have come a long way by adopting decentralized ledger technology (DLT), or more frequently termed blockchain. This is only the beginning. With blockchain technology entities can avoid many of the traditional hurdles. At the same time, jurisdictional regulations are attempting to keep up with the exponential spread of blockchain technologies throughout a […]

Felix Shipkevich August 2, 2017

As we gradually witness the rise of the nascent cryptocurrency market, the government is becoming more curious. Currently, the cryptocurrency market is so volatile that the government believes it is imperative to assign stricter regulations on these new instruments. Recently, the state of Washington passed regulations on cryptocurrencies with an intention of protecting consumers. This […]

Felix Shipkevich June 16, 2017

Concord, NH – New Hampshire exempted bitcoin from money transmission regulation by a bill signed into law by Governor Chris Sununu. The bill states that individuals “who engage in the business of selling or issuing payment instruments or stored value solely in the form of convertible virtual currency or receive convertible virtual currency for transmission to […]

Prehina Pramee June 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) brought action against Intercept Corporation, a payment processor and two of its executives, Craig Dresser and Bryan Smith for the illegal authorization of withdrawals from consumer accounts by their clients.  The lawsuit was filed in federal district court in which the CFPB asserts that Intercept ignored […]

James McEvoy June 26, 2014

California Assembly Bill 129 will make digital currencies, which include Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and others, legal in the state of California. California Governor Edmund Brown must sign for the bill to pass. An archaic Corporation law called Section 107 barred the usage of forms of money not considered legal US tender. Bill 129 would confirm digital […]