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NEW YORK — New York will propose regulating virtual currency firms that operate in the state this year and may require them to obtain a “BitLicense,” banking regulator Benjamin Lawsky said on Tuesday.
Lawsky was speaking at the start of two days of hearings on online currencies organized by his agency, the New York Department of Financial Services.
The hearings in New York came the day after U.S. prosecutors charged a bitcoin executive, Charlie Shrem, with conspiring to commit money laundering.
CONCORD — The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2014 Legislative Outlook Luncheon for businesses and community leaders from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Ave.
Guest speakers Charlie Arlinghaus of The Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy and Jeff McLynch of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute will offer their perspectives about what’s happening at the State House, from Medicaid to the minimum wage.
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