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Friday - January 12, 2018 - Full Edition

Combating Money Laundering and Other Forms of ...
[Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018] - Banking.Senate.Gov - The Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs will meet in Open Session to conduct a hearing on "Combating Money Laundering and Other Forms of Illicit Finance: Administration Perspectives on Reforming and Strengthening BSA Enforcement." - Read More ...

The witnesses will be:

The Honorable Sigal Mandelker, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of the Treasury; and
Mr. M. Kendall Day, Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice ...

Also See:
SEC, CFTC To Testify On Cryptocurrency Before ...
Jan 12, 2018 - Eth News.Com - Matthew De Silva - The US Senate Banking Committee plans to host a hearing on bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation next month.

US Representative Submits Bill To Establish FinTech Taskforce
Jan 12, 2018 - Eth News.Com - Adam Reese - On January 10, Ted Budd (R- NC) introduced a bill to the House of Representatives that calls for the formation of a FinTech taskforce, among other things. It was then referred to the  ... Read More ...

Also See:
US Congress House Bill 4752
[The "Bill"] - Jan 10, 2018 - Legiscan.Com

Separating Blockchain From Bitcoin
[Opinion] - Jan 11, 2018 - Seeking Alpha.Com - Much has been written about Bitcoin and its meteoric rise in valuation, including debates about whether or not it is a bubble about to burst. With Bitcoin, there has also been a lot of discussion  ... Read More ...

MoneyGram is testing a pilot with a hot cryptocurrency
Jan 11, 2018 - Money.CNN.Com - Laura Sanicola - MoneyGram is testing a pilot program with one of the most popular cryptocurrencies. The U.S. money transfer giant announced that it will be testing out XRP, a cryptocurrency developed by  ... Read More ...

Australian Taxation Office Creates Task Force to Go After Bitcoin Traders
Jan 11, 2018 - News.Bitcoin.Com - Avi Mizrahi - Are you an Australian citizen and worried you might not be paying all the taxes you are due on your bitcoin investments? Well, worry no more because the government is here to help ... Read More ...
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