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 one bill under suspension of the rules then move to consideration of H.R. 200 – Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. The Senate will resume post-cloture consideration of the nomination of Brian Allen Benczkowski to be an assistant attorney general.

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The House will consider fourteen bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Mark Jeremy Bennett, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.

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The Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Mark Jeremy Bennett, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

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The House will consider the motion to go to conference on H.R. 5895 – Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; H.Res. 970 – Insisting that the Department of Justice fully comply with the requests, including subpoenas, of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the subpoena issued by the Committee on the Judiciary relating to potential violations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by personnel of the Department of Justice and related matters; and complete consideration of H.R. 6157 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

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The House will consider five bills under suspension of the rules then will move to consider the motion to go to Conference on H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees; complete consideration of H.R. 6136 – Border Security and Immigration Reform Act; and complete consideration of H.R. 6157 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will vote to adopt the motion to proceed to H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

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The House will consider one rule under suspension of the rules then will move to consider H.R. 2083 – Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act and begin consideration of H.R. 6157 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act.

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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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