Digital Currency Council Brings Bitcoin’s Three R’s to Wall Street

*+-Source: Wall Street Journal – MoneyBeat As the digital currency bitcoin continues to make inroads into the financial world, more and more finance professionals, advisors, attorneys, and accountants are coming into contact with it. But there isn’t any kind of standardized base of knowledge for them to draw upon. That gave one man an idea…. Read more »

The Digital Currency Council: A New Professional Standard

Barry-Silbert

*+-The launch of the Digital Currency Council (DCC) is an exciting and timely step for everyone involved in, and everyone who will become involved in, the digital currency economy. Similar standards-based professional organizations have been critical to the functioning of our traditional economy, and there is little doubt that the DCC will play an equally… Read more »

The Primary Legal and Regulatory Hurdles to Widespread Digital Currency Usage

Richard Lyons

*+-As the awareness and popularity of digital currency advances there are a number of barriers emerging, which in the short term may limit how and where Bitcoin may be used. While the understanding of digital currency is increasing, many of these hurdles relate to public acceptance, perceived security and legal remedies for Bitcoin transactions. Bitcoin’s… Read more »

Is Bitcoin part of your investment advisory practice?

Richa Jain

*+-Bitcoins are a relatively new form of digital currency that may herald a drastic overhaul of the world’s financial ecosystem. It is stored electronically and can be bought and traded online. Because bitcoins are traded solely online, there is a drastic reduction in transaction costs compared to traditional currencies. The encryption and the heavily distributed,… Read more »

Welcome from our CEO

dberger002

*+-Dear Digital Currency Professionals, Thank you for stopping by the Digital Currency Council. Over recent years, I have spoken with countless professionals about digital currencies. My counterparts in these conversations expressed curiosity about, a limited understanding of, and guarded optimism toward digital currencies. Today, with the launch of the Digital Currency Council, these professionals have… Read more »