08.05.2015 - NY issues licence for Bitcoin exchange
New York's powerful banking regulator has announced its first licence for a Bitcoin exchange, extending its influence over the growing but little-regulated virtual currency industry. New York City-based itBit Trust Co. was the first company dealing in so-called crypto-currency to receive a trust licence from the state Department of Financial Services (DFS) on Thursday. ItBit immediately announced it was accepting US retail and institutional Bitcoin trading customers, and said it had recruited to its board the respected former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair...............................................Full Article: Source
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