Bittrex announced this week that New York State users will have to close their accounts by June 9, 2018 due to regulatory issues. “We regret to notify you that Bittrex will be ceasing all operations for New York residents,” Bittrex said via email on April 10, 2019. “All trading for New York customers will be halted on April 11, 2019 at close of business (COB) with all account access disabled on June 9, 2019 at COB.”
In the wake of JPMorgan’s February launch of its Ethereum-based JPM Coin digital currency, Citi let it be known why it had killed the Citicoin project its innovation lab discussed—but never formally announced—back in 2015.
Some stablecoins could find themselves in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s crosshairs, the agency’s “crypto-czar” told a crowd at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin on March 15.
A Texas state legislator and a French National Assembly deputy have both called for legal bans on anonymous cryptocurrencies recently.