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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The House passed the “Omnibus Appropriations Bill” (H.R. 1625); the “Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act” (H.R. 4566); the “Trinkett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018” (H.R. 5247); the “Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018” (H.R. 5131); the “Strengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018” (H.R. 4467); and the “Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018” (H.R. 5089).  


This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Omnibus Appropriations Bill” (H.R. 1625); the “Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act” (H.R. 4566); the “Trinkett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018” (H.R. 5247); the “Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018” (H.R. 5131); the “Strengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018” (H.R. 4467); and the “Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018” (H.R. 5089).  

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed the “Omnibus Appropriations Bill” (H.R. 1625); the Secret Service Recruitment and Retention Act” (H.R. 3731); the “Veterans Health Administration Leave” (S. 899); the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017” (H.R. 1865); and the “Childhood Cancer STAR Act” (S. 292). The Senate confirmed Kevin K. McAleenan to be Commissioner of U.S. Border Protections; Thomas E. Workman to be a Member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council; and Anne Marie White to be Assistant Secretary of Energy.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is in recess until April 10.

 

  • Senate –The Senate is in recess until April 9.

 

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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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