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28 June 2018

United States

US House of Reps passes bill mandating study on illicit use of cryptocurrencies

  The US House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Monday (June 25) to mandate the US Comptroller General to undertake a study to examine the role of cryptocurrencies in illicit transactions. Bill H.R. 6069, also known under the title of the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect Trafficking Act, was “passed unanimously,” according to … Continue reading US House of Reps passes bill mandating study on illicit use of cryptocurrencies

Mark Knowles, Coinlaw

22 June 2018

United States

Bitcoin’s historic first mention in US Supreme Court opinion

  A passing reference to Bitcoin in a dissenting opinion by US Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer has made history as the first ever mention of cryptocurrency in an opinion by the court. On June 21, the Supreme Court issued a ruling on Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States, a case involving a dispute … Continue reading Bitcoin’s historic first mention in US Supreme Court opinion

Mark Knowles, Coinlaw

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