Tag Archives: US & Canada

18Mar/19

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry. Four representatives and senators from the state jointly filed the bipartisan house bill 1247Read More…

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18Mar/19

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

Bakkt was first announced in early August as a bitcoin trading and custody platform, but its launch has been repeatedly delayed It has submitted a proposal to the CFTC, asking for anRead More…

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16Mar/19

Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US

Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated crypto exchange in the U.S. The publicly traded U.S. company that has faced regulatory issues for a sudden pivot to blockchain, revealed in aRead More…

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12Mar/19

The SEC’s Crypto Czar Is Hitting the Road – And She Wants to Meet You

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is going on tour in hopes of meeting with crypto entrepreneurs who otherwise might not engage with the regulator. FinHub, the SEC’s branch dedicated toRead More…

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08Mar/19

A Multibillion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Based on ‘Lies’: US Arrests Alleged OneCoin Leader

U.S. prosecutors in New York have arrested a “top leader” of the OneCoin project, saying it stole “billions” from investors through an alleged pyramid scheme. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern DistrictRead More…

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08Mar/19

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Blockchain Smart Contracts

The U.S. state of Connecticut could soon legalize the use of blockchain smart contracts in business. The Commerce Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly filed house bill 7310 on Friday, proposing thatRead More…

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07Mar/19

Colorado Lawmakers Eye Blockchain Tech for Water Rights Management

Lawmakers in Colorado want the U.S. state to study the potential of blockchain technology in water rights management. Republican senator Jack Tate, along with representatives Jeni James Arndt (Democratic) and Marc CatlinRead More…

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