Shipkevich Bitcoin and ICO Attorney
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 […]

Felix Shipkevich October 5, 2018

Defining Blockchain: Blockchain Promotion Act This Monday, October 1, it was announced that members of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittees introduced the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2018 bill (H.R. 6913) to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a Blockchain working group. Congresswoman Doris Matsui and Congressman Brett Guthrie of the House of Representatives and members of the […]

Felix Shipkevich September 10, 2018

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), the agency responsible for regulating virtual currency and BitLicenses, approved “Stablecoin” on September 10, 2018. This price-stable cryptocurrency is being offered by the Winklevoss brother’s Gemini and Paxos Trust Company, one of the exclusive few companies allowed to operate cryptocurrency in the state of New York. Cameron […]

Felix Shipkevich August 22, 2018

Bitcoin “Exchanger” without Money Transmitter License Indicted on 28 Counts of Money Laundering California native Jacob Burrell-Campos, 21 years old, has been arrested at the U.S-Mexico border for dealing on bitcoin without a money transmitter license. He was held without bail on charges of operating an “illegal money transmitting business,” the United States Department of […]