PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • April 19, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • February 5, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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The House passed the “Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act”  (H.R. 5943); the “Every Kid Outdoors Act” (H.R. 3186); the “Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act” (H.R. 1911); and the conference report to accompany “FY 2019 appropriations for Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs” (H.R. 5895). 


This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act”  (H.R. 5943); the “Every Kid Outdoors Act” (H.R. 3186); the “Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act” (H.R. 1911); and the conference report to accompany “FY 2019 appropriations for Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs” (H.R. 5895). 

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed the “PREEMIE Act” (S.3029); an act “to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the Chinese-American Veterans of World War II” (S.1050); the conference report to accompany “FY 2019 appropriations for Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs” (H.R. 5895); and confirmed Charles P. Retting to be Commissioner of the IRS.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is in recess until September 25.

 

  • Senate –The Senate may consider the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” (H.R. 6); and “the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act” (S.2554).

 

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PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • April 19, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • February 5, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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