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The 16 Most Interesting Take Aways from TNABC 2016

January 26, 2016

The fourth annual North American Bitcoin Conference came to a close last week. Overall, the conference was smaller, but brought together a great assortment of speakers. The show also highlighted some of the emerging non-bitcoin applications of blockchain technology. Below, we’ve put together our 16 most interesting take aways from TNABC 2016: 1) Hacking Hunger in America- Unsung.org (@UnsungOrg) 49 million people […]


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Not sure which sessions to attend at TNABC 2016? We have you covered.

January 20, 2016

The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) begins tomorrow at the James L. Knight Center, in Miami, FL. We’ll be there, attending sessions and meeting with customers. To schedule time with us at the show, click here. Not sure which sessions to hit? We’ve highlighted the most important sessions of the show below. We’ll also be live-tweeting the […]


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Are you prepared? Terrorist financing, and how to avoid becoming a headline

December 10, 2015

Guest Blog Post by Carol R. Van Cleef, Partner- Manatt, Phelps and Phillips A runner knows how important preparation is to performing well in competition. When it comes to race day, climbing hills on a hot day may be very painful, or impossible, if the training regime has been lax. Likewise, proper training and conditioning are […]


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An Introduction to Geo-Fencing for Digital Currency Exchanges

October 1, 2015

Guest Blog Post by Andrew Beal. Andrew Beal is a corporate attorney in Los Angeles, where he advises digital currency companies on regulatory issues related to state and federal compliance. The 45-day “grace period” for digital currency companies to submit applications for the BitLicense in New York ended in August and was preceded by a number […]


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Bitcoin Ransomware- Is a “SAR” Required?

August 13, 2015

Guest Blog Post by Andrew Beal. Andrew Beal is a corporate attorney in Los Angeles and advises virtual currency companies on regulatory issues related to state and federal compliance. CryptoLocker and other bitcoin “ransomware” have become somewhat of a cyber security phenomenon over the last few years, and the recent charges filed against New York-based exchange […]


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Bitcoin, Hacking, Ransoms, and Conspiracy: A Cautionary Tale

July 30, 2015

Last week the FBI charged Anthony Murgio and Yuri Lebedev- the operators of bitcoin exchange Coin.mx, with conspiracy to operate, and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. Murgio was additionally charged with money laundering and willful failure to file a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR). What was Coin.mx? Coin.mx was an online bitcoin exchange where individuals […]


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