PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • April 19, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • February 5, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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W&J Daily Update

Our daily report from the Capitol

The House will consider Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3249 – Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 and begin consideration of H.R. 8 – Water Resources Development Act of 2018. The Senate will consider the nomination of Annemarie Carney Axon, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama. Following the vote on the Axon nomination the Senate is expected to proceed to the consideration of H.R. 5515, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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The House will consider seven bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will proceed to consideration of Robert Earl Wier, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

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The Senate will proceed to consideration of Robert Earl Wier, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky. The Senate may also consider the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Water Resources Development Act  (WRDA), as well as additional nominations cleared for action.

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The House will complete consideration of H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Jelena McWilliams, to be Chairperson and Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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The House will continue consideration of H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. The Senate will begin consideration of the Montgomery nomination (HUD). Upon disposition of the Montgomery nomination, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on S.2372, VA MISSION Act.

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The House will consider three bills under suspension of the rules then will move to consider S. 2155 – Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act; S. 204 – Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017; and begin consideration of H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Dana Baiocco, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • April 19, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • February 5, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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