Category: Cryptocurrency

The Future of Crypto Payments in the Retail Market

Visual Capitalist, Jeff Desjardins, Apr. 18, 2018
This infographic, created by NetCents, highlights the growing acceptance of cryptocurrency by retailers and consumers’ willingness to consider using it. In addition, the graphic highlights the major hindrances preventing crypto from reaching mass payment adoption, as well as how the future may look significantly different than today.

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An Even-handed Approach to Crypto-Assets

IMF Blog, Christine Lagarde | Apr. 16, 2018
The advance of cryptocurrencies could make the global financial system safer—despite the risk of “inevitable” accidents waiting to happen, according to IMF’s Christine Lagarde. “…[P]olicymakers should keep an open mind and work toward -an even-handed regulatory framework that minimizes risks while allowing the creative process to bear fruit,” wrote Lagarde.

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Live From Inforum at the Commonwealth Club: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Unchained Podcast, Laura Chin and Kathryn Haun | Apr. 15, 2018
Unchained’s Laura Chin interviews Kathryn Haun, a former federal prosecutor who is now teaching a class on cryptocurrency at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and serves on the boards of Coinbase and Hacker One. Haun covers elementary questions about cryptocurrencies, blockchain and mining and provides real examples of how this technology could be used.

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ICOs: Complying with U.S. Securities Laws & Tax Issues

MBS Blockchain + The Law | Apr. 11, 2018
View Michael Best’s Blockchain Team Webinar and access the presentation slides to learn about the securities laws applicable to Initial Coin Offerings and recent actions taken by SEC and plaintiffs’ attorneys against ICO issuers.

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