30 Jan '14, 8pm

Bitcoin gets two hearings - and steps closer to acceptance via @FortuneMagazine

Bitcoin gets two hearings - and steps closer to acceptance via @FortuneMagazine

Upbeat meetings organized by banks and regulators indicate the cryptocurrency is moving toward integration with traditional services -- and will likely face new compliance requirements. By David Z. Morris FORTUNE -- In a space of two days, one of the largest consumer banks in the U.S. and the state regulatory agency that often sets the baseline for nationwide financial regulation held fact-finding events about the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency bitcoin. Bitcoin has been the focus of intense scrutiny, hype, and fear over the past three months, and the dramatic arrest on Monday of bitcoin advocate and entrepreneur Charlie Shrem on charges of money laundering threatened to cast a shadow over proceedings. Despite this, both meetings were largely forward-looking, and indicate that regulators, bitcoin leaders, and traditional banks are on a path to cooperation. The New York Departm...

Full article: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2014/01/30/bitcoin-hearing...

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