Shipkevich Bitcoin and ICO Attorney
Felix Shipkevich July 30, 2019

Facebook’s move to roll out an entirely new cryptocurrency—a stablecoin known as Libra—has been the subject of speculation for years. Now, the cryptocurrency in question has emerged, and brought with it a host of new possibilities, questions, and even speculations to go along with it. Some have even suggested that Libra may ultimately pose a […]

Felix Shipkevich July 30, 2019

Just a year ago, the Banking Department of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation issued a position that was to prove difficult for money transmitter operations. The position in question focused on money transmission law and noted that the law did “…not exempt a payment processor an agent of a payee from licensure.” This law […]

Felix Shipkevich April 30, 2019

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly coming under government scrutiny, especially in light of a growing market for these issues following the success of bitcoin. With this increased government scrutiny has come likewise increased government action, and recently, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a new court order obtained by her office to address the Bitfinex virtual […]

Felix Shipkevich November 16, 2018

Erik Voorhees May Have Violated SEC Settlement from 2014 A $50 million cryptocurrency coin offering is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to The Wall Street Journal, this cryptocurrency sale may involve a well-known bitcoin entrepreneur, Erik Voorhees, and if this is found to be the case, he will have broken […]

Felix Shipkevich November 5, 2018

NYDFS Approves First BitLicense for Operating Bitcoin Teller Machines Last week the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) granted Coinsource, Inc. a BitLicense to operate Bitcoin Teller Machines (BTM) in the state. Coinsource operates 40 Bitcoin kiosks in New York City, Westchester, and Nassau. The touchscreen kiosks allows customers to convert cash to […]