Tuesday, January 21, 2020

US Lawmakers Try Again on Tax Relief for Small Crypto Payments

U.S. lawmakers have resurrected a bipartisan push to exempt gains from small cryptocurrency transactions from being taxed. On Thursday, Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.), David Schweikert...

Why ‘Crypto Dad’ Is Building the Digital Dollar Foundation

As Libra continues to spur discussions among regulators around the world, and China’s digital yuan comes ever closer to fruition, the U.S. Federal Reserve...

Fake News on Steroids: Deepfakes Are Coming – Are World Leaders Prepared?

This is part of a series of op-eds previewing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. CoinDesk will be on the ground in Davos...

MARKETS DAILY: Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 16, 2020

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Vote Down Crypto Tax Bill

New Hampshire legislators have scrapped a bill that would have allowed state agencies to accept cryptocurrencies for tax payments.On Jan. 8, the New Hampshire...

Bitcoin’s Share of PoW Mining Rewards Now Above 80%

Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains, according to Yassine Elmandjra,...

Chrysler Building Owner Sells Stake in Zurich Property for ERC-20 Tokens and Cash

UPDATE (Jan. 16, 16:01 UTC): A previous version of this article said the BMT token did not confer voting rights and that BrickMark managed...

Coinbase-Led Crypto Ratings Council Plans Transparency Boost as New Members Join

The Crypto Ratings Council (CRC), the Coinbase-led organization hoping to create a standard for assessing whether different cryptocurrencies are securities under U.S. law, is...

Former CFTC Officials Ramp Up Push for Digital Dollar With Accenture Partnership

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, former LabCFTC Director Daniel Gorfine and investor Charles Giancarlo want to take the dollar...

Fintech Startup Aims to Create New Asset Class With ‘Continuous’ ICO Model

A newly launched fintech firm hopes to leverage the token sale model to back investments in real-world assets. But it's taking a different approach than...