Bittrex: ‘North Korean’ Accounts Flagged by NYDFS Were South Korean

Bittrex: ‘North Korean’ Accounts Flagged by NYDFS Were South Korean

Crypto exchange Bittrex said Monday that New York regulators erred in identifying two of its users as North Korean. In a statement issued Monday, Bittrex said it had reviewed two accounts that were flagged as belonging to residents of the sanctioned country by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), which recently rejected the exchange’s application for a BitLicense.
NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

UPDATE (April 18 20:30 UTC): This article has been updated to include a response from Bittrex at the bottom. Shirin Emami is the executive deputy superintendent for banking at the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Bloomberg: ICE планирует получить лицензию NYDFS для платформы Bakkt

Bloomberg: ICE планирует получить лицензию NYDFS для платформы Bakkt

За последние пять месяцев запуск платформы откладывался уже несколько раз. По всей видимости, это происходит из-за задержки одобрения со стороны Комиссии по торговле товарными фьючерсами (CFTC), которая должна выдать разрешение на создание хранилища криптовалют, необходимого для предложения фьючерсов на биткоин. Судя по всему, ICE рассматривает лицензию Департамента финансовых услуг Нью-Йорка (NYDFS) в качестве возможного решения, сообщает Bloomberg.
Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt. With Bakkt’s launch having been held up for five months, apparently over persuading the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to approve it to custody bitcoin for its planned physically-delivered futures contracts, ICE apparently sees a license from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) as a possible solution, a Bloomberg report citing several sources said Thursday.
New York Rejects Bittrex Exchange’s BitLicense Application

New York Rejects Bittrex Exchange’s BitLicense Application

The New York Department of Financial Services rejected Seattle-based crypto exchange Bittrex’s application for a BitLicense Wednesday. In a letter published by NYDFS, the NY regulator explains that a number of factors contributed to the rejection, the first such action in two years.
Bitstamp Granted BitLicense, Will Expand Crypto Services in US

Bitstamp Granted BitLicense, Will Expand Crypto Services in US

Bitstamp, one of Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is looking to expand its U.S. operations, having just been issued New York’s latest virtual currency license. The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) awarded Bitstamp the 19th BitLicense Tuesday, allowing the exchange to offer bitcoin, litecoin, bitcoin cash, ether and XRP trading pairs to the state’s residents.
NY Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Genesis Global Trading

NY Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Genesis Global Trading

Genesis Global Trading has obtained a BitLicense from the state Department of Financial Services (DFS), making it only the fifth firm in three years to receive the controversial license. The cryptocurrency market maker, based in New York City, and DFS announced the news in separate press releases Thursday.
New York Department of Financial Services Issues 14th BitLicense

New York Department of Financial Services Issues 14th BitLicense

Today, November 14, 2018, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced that it has approved the application of NYDIG Execution LLC, a subsidiary of NYDIG LLC, for a virtual currency license and a money transmission license. The approval of this so-called “BitLicense” or “Virtual Currency License” application is the 14th of its kind and is required under New York State law in order for a company to engage in “any Virtual Currency Business Activity.
Coinsource Receives BitLicense to Operate Bitcoin ATMs in New York

Coinsource Receives BitLicense to Operate Bitcoin ATMs in New York

Bitcoin ATM Operator Coinsource has been granted a BitLicense by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Based in Texas, Coinsource deploys Bitcoin ATMs to key population centers across the world with over 200 machines installed in the U.S. alone. CEO of Coinsource Sheffield Clark called the announcement a “landmark day for Coinsource" and an "important win for New Yorkers" in a statement.
Coinbase получила одобрение на деятельность по хранению криптоактивов

Coinbase получила одобрение на деятельность по хранению криптоактивов

Coinbase получила одобрение от нью-йоркских регуляторов на создание специализированной компании, которая будет предоставлять услуги по хранению криптовалют. 23 октября Департамент финансовых услуг Нью-Йорка (NYDFS) заявил, что поддержал заявку Coinbase на создание Coinbase Custody Trust Company, которая будет заниматься предоставлением услуг по хранению биткоинов, лайткоинов, Bitcoin Cash, эфириума, Ethereum Classic и XRP.
Японская биржа bitFlyer запускает биткойн-торги в США

Японская биржа bitFlyer запускает биткойн-торги в США

Во вторник Японская биткойн-биржа bitFlyer объявила о запуске в ссс дочерней компании, которая будет обслуживать институциональных инвесторов. Биржа уже получила одобрение от NYDFS на операции по второму варианту Битлицензии.
Суд выслушал устные аргументы по делу о нью-йоркской BitLicense

Суд выслушал устные аргументы по делу о нью-йоркской BitLicense

Адвокаты представили в суде аргументы в отношении полномочий NYDFS по регулированию виртуальной валюты.
Still Alive: NY Judge Delays Decision in Fight Against BitLicense

Still Alive: NY Judge Delays Decision in Fight Against BitLicense

"Is he paying you in bitcoins?" The question directed by a court security guard to the legal counsel of New York resident Theo Chino yesterday, highlights a central issue long facing regulators considering the technology – is bitcoin a currency or commodity? As the industry has found out, time and time again, that just depends. But that answer isn't quite good enough in New York, where early rules were put in place for startups on the basis that money transmission laws applied.