Topic: Homeland Security

Getting Into the Virtual Currency Biz? Here’s How to Stay Legal…

“If your business involves creating, obtaining, distributing, exchanging, accepting, or transmitting virtual currencies, you may be subject to FinCEN’s registration, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements.” (Pillsbury)   May 2013 was a watershed month for the virtual currency industry. For the first time in history, US law enforcement filed charges against two virtual currency exchange companies for… Read more »

Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order to Protect Nation’s “Critical Infrastructure”

“This Executive Order will begin a multi-year legislative and regulatory process that will result in new cybersecurity regulations, information sharing channels and changes in cyber liability for critical infrastructure and government contractors. These changes will create a number of opportunities and risks for companies in a wide range of private sector companies.” (Holland & Knight)… Read more »