Politics & Law

With the potential to guarantee mutual trust and a verifiable route to justice, blockchain technology is a powerful tool to fix the parity within politics and law. This space will cover the technology fighting against them.

IBM: Government and Blockchain Sector Should Work Together to Enhance National Security

IBM Vice President for Blockchain Technologies Jerry Cuomo recently testified before the Commission on Enhancing…

Law & justice - Swiss City to Pilot Bitcoin Payments for Public Services
Swiss City to Pilot Bitcoin Payments for Public Services

In an international first, the Swiss town of Zug in central Switzerland will begin accepting…

Law & justice - Estonia Financial Agency Stops Two Year Long Investigation of Bitcoin Trader
Estonia Financial Agency Stops Two Year Long Investigation of Bitcoin Trader

The Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit on Friday stopped its investigation of a Bitcoin trader in…

Law & justice - U.S. State Department Recommends Development of Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers to International Partners
U.S. State Department Recommends Development of Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers to International Partners

Last month the U.S. State Department launched the “American Innovation Roadshow” with the Association of Southeast…

Law & justice - Bank of England Official Discusses Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies
Bank of England Official Discusses Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Ben Broadbent has spoken out on the implications…

Law & justice - The Bank of England’s RSCoin: An Experiment for Central Banks or a Bitcoin Alternative?
The Bank of England’s RSCoin: An Experiment for Central Banks or a Bitcoin Alternative?

This is a guest post by Leah Zitter. On February 21, 2016, the Bank of…

Law & justice - Researchers Propose RSCoin
Researchers Propose RSCoin, a Permissioned Blockchain Currency Controlled by Central Banks

In September Bitcoin Magazine reported that Andrew G. Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of…

Law & justice - ANX CEO Ken Lo: Hong Kong's New Budget Initiatives a "Step in the Right Direction"
ANX CEO Ken Lo: Hong Kong’s New Budget Initiatives a “Step in the Right Direction”

It’s a good time to be involved in digital assets in Hong Kong. In the…

Law & justice - Chainalysis Inks Bitcoin Analysis Deal With Europol
Chainalysis Inks Bitcoin Analysis Deal With Europol, Irks Some Privacy Advocates

This is a guest post by Scott Dylan. Chainalysis signed an agreement with Europol on…

Law & justice - Bitnation Launches World’s First Blockchain-Based Virtual Nation Constitution
Bitnation Launches World’s First Blockchain-Based Virtual Nation Constitution

Bitnation, a blockchain-based “Governance 2.0” initiative with a collaborative platform for DIY governance, has launched…

Law & justice - False Alarm: Why The Japanese Ruling May Not Spell Doom for Bitcoin Ownership Rights
False Alarm: Why The Japanese Ruling May Not Spell Doom for Bitcoin Ownership Rights

This is a guest post by Drew Hinkes, an attorney at Berger Singerman. Drew is…

Op-ed - Drachmae: a Bitcoin-like Solution for Greece’s Troubled Economy
Varoufakis Speaks Out Against Greek Bailout Agreement Reached by EU Leaders

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who resigned after the Greek referendum on July 5 in a…

An agreement between financial services company TMX Group and cryptocurrency broker Paycase Financial has resulted in a lawsuit between the two.
Xapo Executives’ Attempt to Dismiss Lifelock Lawsuit Overruled

Earlier in June, billion-dollar security company LifeLock filed a lawsuit against Xapo that might jeopardize…

Law & justice - The Fear of Capital Controls May be Spreading from Greece to Italy
The Fear of Capital Controls May be Spreading from Greece to Italy

Yesterday, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Greece had closed its banks and imposed capital controls to…

Law & justice - Federal Reserve’s Bitcoin Policy Begins to Take Shape
Federal Reserve’s Bitcoin Policy Begins to Take Shape

On Friday, May 9th, 2014, the Federal Advisory Council and Board of Governors of the Federal…

Law & justice - What Might Ulbricht’s Defense Mean for Charlie Shrem?
What Might Ulbricht’s Defense Mean for Charlie Shrem?

Ross Ulbricht, alleged Silk Road HBIC, is claiming that new federal bitcoin laws classifying bitcoin…

Law & justice - Price
Price, Value and The “True” Worth of Bitcoin

The recent upward trend in the rate of exchange between Bitcoin and other currencies has…

Law & justice - Germany Sets Standard for Bitcoin Regulation
Germany Sets Standard for Bitcoin Regulation

All over the news in Germany last weekend was a reply by the German Ministry…

Op-ed - Manhattan Law Firm Embraces the Bitcoin Currency
Manhattan Law Firm Embraces the Bitcoin Currency

An Interview with Marco A. Santori, Senior N&M Associate On July 1, Nesenoff & Miltenberg…

Op-ed - Bitcoin Usage for Political Donations Expands to Vermont
Bitcoin Usage for Political Donations Expands to Vermont

About a month ago, New Hampshire State Representative Mark Warden pushed forward the legitimacy of…