ETHERLive
ETHERLive delivers real-time price and volume data across 16+ exchanges to users in a clear and easy-to-understand package. Users can get up-to-the-second updates for each exchange/currency pair, as well as aggregated market averages for each exchange, currency, and the market as a whole. It also provides a global converted average of all the currency pairs monitored by ETHNews, converted to USD.

---

24hr ---
--%
Tuesday Nov 21st 2017
RESOURCES

The Basics

Learn the basics of Ethereum and various cryptocurrency technologies

Learn More

What is Ethereum?

Understand the underlying principles of the Ethereum Platform

Learn More

The Blockchain

Discover the revolutionizing technology known as the blockchain

Learn More
SUBMIT

Press Release

Submit a press release for consideration on ETHNews

Submit Press

Story / Dapp

Submit a story or DAPP to be considered for publication on ETHNews.

Submit Story

Event

Submit an event for consideration on ETHNews

Submit Event

Explanation

Submit "Ethereum Explainer" content for consideration to be featured on ETHNews

Submit Topic
ETHNews Logo
---
--%
Home
News
Etherlive
Ether Price Analysis
Resources
Events
Contact Us

Law And Legislation

Latest Ethereum and Blockchain News

NEWS
law and legislation

Two More Years In Prison For Ex-Secret Service Agent Who Stole Government-Seized Bitcoin

Nov 9th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
On Tuesday, former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges was sentenced to two years in prison. In August, he pled guilty to money laundering related to the theft of government-seized bitcoin.
NEWS
law and legislation

Prison For Pastor Trevon Gross In Coin.mx Case

Nov 2nd, 2017
Lucinda Michele Knapp
Gross was sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison after allowing bitcoin scammer Coin.mx to funnel ill-gotten ransomware gains and other suspect revenue through his church’s credit union.
NEWS
law and legislation

Focus Of SEC’s Cyber Unit, Including Blockchain

Oct 31st, 2017
Jordan Daniell
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has clarified the role of the new Cyber Unit within its Enforcement Division.
NEWS
law and legislation

Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission Recommends Against Bitcoin Campaign Contributions

Oct 30th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
Breaking with a 2014 advisory opinion issued by the FEC, the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission offered guidance on Wednesday to suggest that candidates do not accept bitcoin.
NEWS
law and legislation

Governor Of Central Bank Of Taiwan: Anti-Money Laundering Regulation Should Cover Bitcoin

Oct 27th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
Bitcoin should be subject to anti-money laundering law, said the governor of Taiwan’s central bank on Wednesday.
NEWS
law and legislation

All Tokens Are Securities, Says New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority

Oct 26th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
On Wednesday, New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority published commentary on token offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency services. The FMA also warned of the risks associated with cryptocurrency investments.
NEWS
law and legislation

DEA Names Bitcoin As Tool Used To Skirt Chinese Capital Flight Regulations

Oct 25th, 2017
Adam Reese
The US government agency claims that Bitcoin has been used to illicitly remove money from the Chinese economy and warns that further value extraction is likely.
NEWS
law and legislation

Singapore’s Central Bank Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Oct 25th, 2017
Adam Reese
The managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore has signaled that the body does not intend to directly regulate cryptocurrencies.
NEWS
law and legislation

New Australian Draft Legislation Would Empower FinTech Innovation

Oct 24th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
On Tuesday, the Australian government published draft legislation and regulations to create an “enhanced regulatory sandbox to support innovation in financial services.” Companies exempt from ASIC licensing requirements would be able to test a variety of FinTech activities.
NEWS
law and legislation

Putin Instructs Government To Prepare Legislation On Token Offerings, Cryptocurrency

Oct 24th, 2017
Adam Reese
Russian head of state Vladimir Putin has tasked his government with passing legislation that would regulate token offerings and cryptocurrency mining, and establishing legal definitions for various digital assets.
NEWS
law and legislation

Coin.mx Engineer Sentenced To 16 Months In Prison

Oct 23rd, 2017
Matthew De Silva
On Friday, software engineer Yuri Lebedev was sentenced to 16 months in prison for his role in creating Coin.mx, an unregistered bitcoin exchange that was found to have facilitated criminal activity.
NEWS
law and legislation

Bill In Congress Would Allow Hacked Companies To 'Hack Back'

Oct 20th, 2017
Adam Reese
A bill currently in the House of Representatives would empower hacking victims to take certain retaliatory actions against their attackers.
NEWS
law and legislation

CFTC Commissioner: Tokens Might ‘Transform’ From Securities Into Commodities

Oct 20th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
On Thursday, CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz reportedly said that tokens may “transform” from securities into commodities. His assertion aligns with the long-held policy view of industry experts like Coin Center.
NEWS
law and legislation

R3 And Ripple’s Legal Battle To Move To San Francisco And New York

Oct 17th, 2017
Adam Reese
A chancellor in Delaware has thrown out a case brought by R3 alleging that Ripple breached a contract that would have allowed R3 to purchase 5 billion XRP from Ripple, effectively earning a profit of around $1 billion.
NEWS
law and legislation

Court Hears Oral Arguments In Case Challenging New York’s BitLicense

Oct 13th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
Attorneys present arguments concerning the NYDFS’s authority to regulate virtual currency.
NEWS
law and legislation

Congressional Bill Would Require Report on Blockchain's Defensive, Offensive Applications

Oct 13th, 2017
Media Team
Senate passes amended military appropriations bill to require the Secretary of Defense to issue a report on blockchain technology’s potential offensive and defensive use cases, including ways in which adversaries might deploy it to damage US interests.