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 H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act; H.R. 5783, the Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act of 2018; H.R. 4294, the Prevention of Private Information Dissemination Act of 2017; H.R. 2083, the Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act; H.R. 5841, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act and H.R. 6157, the FY 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill.


This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act; H.R. 5783, the Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act of 2018; H.R. 4294, the Prevention of Private Information Dissemination Act of 2017; H.R. 2083, the Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act; H.R. 5841, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act and H.R. 6157, the FY 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill.

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed H.R. 5895, the Energy, Water, Legislative Branch, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill; S. 2385, the Authenticating Local Emergencies and Real Threats (ALERT) Act of 2018; H.R. 2, the Farm Bill; S. 2245, the KIWI Act; H.R. 2029, Pesticide Registration; H.R. 5956, the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act; S. 2559, ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty and passage of implementation bill, S. 2559 and a series of Hydroelectric bills authorizing and extending construction.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is in recess until July 10th.

 

  • Senate –The Senate is in recess until July 9th.

 

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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.

     

    Read...

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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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