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 H.Con.Res. 119 – Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy and complete consideration of H.R. 6147 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Ryan Wesley Bounds, of Oregon, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.

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The House will consider one bill under suspension of the rules, then will consider the motion to go to conference on H.R. 2 – Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees and continue consideration of H.R. 6147 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Andrew S. Oldham, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

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The House will consider 14 bills under suspension of the rules and will move to consideration of H.R. 6147 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of James Blew, to be Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, Department of Education. Upon disposition of the Blew nomination, there will be an immediate cloture vote on the Quarles nomination.

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The House will consider 24 bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Scott Stump, to be Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of Education.

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The House will consider H.R. 50 – Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017.

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The House will consider H.R. 6237 – Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 and H.R. 3281 – Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act. The Senate will resume consideration of Paul C. Ney, Jr., to be General Counsel, Department of Defense.

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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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