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Crypto Rockies: Wyoming Continues Legislative March to Create a Blockchain Friendly Market with Digital Asset Property Law

Wyoming, a state that is small in population but huge in blockchain aspirations, is continuing to enact laws that are pro cryptocurrency and blockchain. The most recent legislation passed is SF125 – a bill that recognizes property rights for digital assets. Sponsored by State Senator… Read More

Blockchain: State of Wyoming Introduces Bill to Better Define Digital Assets

This past week, the state of Wyoming introduced legislation designed to clarify the taxable status of digital assets. The bill (SF 0125), is being sponsored by state Senators Nethercott, Driskill, Perkins and Rothfuss, along with Representatives Harshman, Lindholm, Loucks, Olsen and Wilson. Wyoming has positioned… Read More

Overstock Subsidiary Medici Land Governance Signs up Wyoming County to Provide Blockchain based Records

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary Medici Land Governance, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Teton County in Wyoming to provide a blockchain-based land records and information platform. Medici Land Governance is just one of many blockchain initiatives that Overstock is currently pursuing. According to the… Read More

Clean Sweep: Wyoming Passes All Five Cryptocurrency Focused Bills

As we wrote at the end of February, Wyoming wants to become the Crypto-Valley of US – similar to the Crypto-Valley in Zug, Switzerland. Today, Wyoming surpassed an important milestone as ALL 5 cryptocurrency bills were passed  by both the House and the Wyoming Senate…. Read More

Crypto Valley in the Rockies: Wyoming May Become the Switzerland of the US when it comes to Cryptocurrency

Switzerland has become known as a center of excellence for the cryptocurrency industry. In fact, many initial coin offerings (ICO) call Zug, Switzerland home – even if they are not really based there. The Swiss regulators (FINMA) have recognized the emergence of digital currencies as… Read More

Wyoming House of Representatives Passes Bill that Defines Tokens Neither as Money Nor a Security. Will Other States Follow?

The Wyoming House of Representatives passed legislation today, HB 0070, by a unanimous vote that defines certain Blockchain tokens neither as a security nor as money. The attempt appears to be to create a definition of a utility token that is not regulated as a… Read More

Brief: Local Crowdfunding Being Floated In Wyoming

Today the Wyoming Business Report has a story about The Local Crowd LLC and CEO Diane Wolverton. Wolverton has spent 16 years working in the University of Wyoming’s Small Business Development Center. She is now in the process of seeking federal grant money in order to test… Read More

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