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Matthew De Silva

Writer, ETHNews | mdesilva@ethnews.com

Matthew is a full-time staff writer for ETHNews with a passion for law and technology. In 2016, he graduated from Georgetown University where he studied international economics and music. Matthew enjoys biking and listening to podcasts. He lives in Los Angeles and holds no value in any cryptocurrencies.
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cryptocurrencies and tokens

Dutch Court Finds That Bitcoin Has Characteristics Of Property

Mar 22nd, 2018
Matthew De Silva
According to the district court of Amsterdam, bitcoin is transferable and has value.
NEWS
cryptocurrencies and tokens

France Prepares For Cryptocurrency, ICO Framework

Mar 22nd, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Monday, France’s finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, shared his enthusiasm for the country’s blockchain and cryptocurrency development efforts. He previously tasked Jean-Pierre Landau, an experienced civil servant (and noted bitcoin critic), with proposing an appropriate legal framework.
NEWS
business and finance

Hong Kong SFC Apparently Halts Black Cell Initial Coin Offering

Mar 21st, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Monday, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission announced that Black Cell Technology Limited halted its initial coin offering to the Hong Kong public after regulatory action. Although Black Cell’s ICO terms and conditions now bar Hong Kong investors, its website and fundraising mechanism appear to remain functional.
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world

OECD Urges Examination Of Tax Standards For Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Technology

Mar 21st, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Tuesday, the OECD called for international collaboration regarding taxation matters, specifying that its Forum on Tax Administration will study the “tax consequences” of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In the last week, the intergovernmental organization also addressed the emerging sector through its report on the “Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation.”
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law and legislation

US Treasury Could Add Cryptocurrency Wallet Addresses To Sanctions List

Mar 20th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
The Treasury has laid the groundwork to add specific wallet addresses to its SDN List, but the efficacy of the department’s approach is questionable.
NEWS
cryptocurrencies and tokens

Edward Snowden Reveals Bitcoin Inquiries By NSA

Mar 20th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
The NSA has been snooping around the bitcoin blockchain – and maybe a little more.
NEWS
business and finance

FTC Creates Blockchain Working Group

Mar 20th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) established a blockchain working group, which will facilitate external coordination on enforcement actions among other responsibilities.
NEWS
application

Coca-Cola, US State Department Consider Blockchain For Labor Registry

Mar 19th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Friday, at SXSW, Coca-Cola shared that the company will collaborate with the US State Department, Blockchain Trust Accelerator, and Bitfury to create a blockchain pilot to clamp down on forced labor and exploitation.
NEWS
cryptocurrencies and tokens

Trump Bans Venezuelan Petro Cryptocurrency

Mar 19th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order prohibiting American usage of or investment in the petro.
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business and finance

Twitter Will Ban Advertisements For ICOs, Cryptocurrency Wallets

Mar 19th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
According to reports, Twitter will soon revise its policies to prohibit advertisements for cryptocurrency wallet providers and initial coin offerings (ICOs).
NEWS
cryptocurrencies and tokens

Initial Coin Offerings Must Learn From Theranos

Mar 17th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
“Innovators who seek to revolutionize and disrupt an industry must tell investors the truth about what their technology can do today, not just what they hope it might do someday.”
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cryptocurrencies and tokens

Big-Time Bitcoin Investor, Peter Thiel, Skeptical About Most Other Cryptocurrencies

Mar 16th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
“I would be long bitcoin, and neutral to skeptical of just about everything else at this point.”
NEWS
law and legislation

CFTC Gives Notice Of Supplemental Authority Related To Virtual Currency

Mar 15th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
Just two days after being granted a preliminary injunction in its case against Patrick McDonnell and Coin Drop Markets, the CFTC used that ruling to give notice of supplemental authority in another cryptocurrency-related case.
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cryptocurrencies and tokens

Financial Services Committee Hears Testimony On Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

Mar 14th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee heard testimony from a collection of cryptocurrency professionals. In addition to addressing concerns about investor speculation, witnesses provided their thoughts on the patchwork of existing regulations. They seemed to possess a shared goal: protecting investors without stifling innovation. However, witnesses presented different ideas about how the crypto-community and federal authorities can achieve that lofty aim.
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world

Dutch Finance Minister Addresses Cryptocurrency Regulation In Letter To Parliament

Mar 13th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
This month, the Dutch finance minister remarked upon cryptocurrency regulation in the Netherlands and the European Union.
NEWS
wallets and exchanges

Winklevoss Twins Propose Virtual Commodity Association SRO

Mar 13th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Tuesday, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss proposed the Virtual Commodity Association, which would be an important first step toward self-regulation by major players in the cryptocurrency industry. The CFTC has been calling for such self-policing and applauded their initiative.
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world

EU Commissioner: Cryptocurrency Mining Subject To Standard Energy Regulation

Mar 12th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
Regardless of its massive electricity demands, cryptocurrency mining is captured under normal EU regulation, explained European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel on Friday. Gabriel called cryptocurrencies a “new factor driving energy demand,” which will be “kept under review” by the European Commission.
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business and finance

Thomson Reuters Follows Bitcoin Sentiment With News, Social Media Tracker

Mar 12th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Monday, Thomson Reuters announced the launch of a “sentiment data feed” for bitcoin in version 3.0 of its MarketPsych Indices.
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cryptocurrencies and tokens

$600 Million Magic, Strange Moves On The Tether Charts

Mar 10th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
During a defining five-minute period on January 27, 2018, the nominal market cap of Tether rose by more than $600 million. Today, close to 40 percent of USDT trade occurs on OKEx and Binance.
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law and legislation

Congressional Committee To Hold Cryptocurrency, ICO Hearing

Mar 9th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On the morning of March 14, 2018, the House Financial Services Committee will host a hearing on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs).