DCC Member Spotlight: Understanding the technology enables you to understand how the laws and regulations may apply, notes Sydney Attorney and DCC Member Reuben Bramanathan

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*+-“I love talking about Bitcoin,” exclaimed Reuben Bramanathan at the start of our conversation. The tax lawyer, based in Sydney, Australia, caters to small and medium-sized enterprises. He does a lot of work for technology businesses, mainly providing tax planning and advice. He is also well versed in tax transactions and disputes with the revenue… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: “Accept Bitcoin” Urges Los Angeles Lawyer and DCC Member

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*+-Ashkaan Hassan, founder of Los Angeles boutique law firm Nu|Legal, recently spoke to the Digital Currency Council on why he thinks businesses and professionals like him should accept Bitcoin. Nu|Legal operates differently from most law firms. The firm uses technology to help with research and other routine tasks. “We’re more tech-savvy than most other firms,”… Read more »

Digital Currency Council launches, aims to foster best practices

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*+-Source: ThePaypers.com The former CEO of the Institute for Private Investors has launched the Digital Currency Council (DCC). The new professional association aims to foster best-in-class practices for accountants, lawyers and financial professionals in the digital currency economy through training, certification and ongoing support. The DCC is backed by the Bitcoin Opportunity, the investment vehicle… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: Jake Benson Develops Software for Calculating Bitcoin Taxes

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*+-Jake Benson is a former SAP consultant who implemented payroll solutions for outsourcing service provider Capgemini. When he realized no one had built a solution for calculating tax liabilities for digital currencies, he left that role to build the software himself. That software, today known as LibraTax, helps users calculate taxes due to the IRS…. Read more »

Digital Currency Council Creator David Berger Speaks on Bitcoin

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*+-Source: CryptoCoinsNews.com The Digital Currency Council (DCC) was newly officially launched. The press release described DCC as ‘a new professional association created to foster best-in-class practices for lawyers, accountants, and financial professionals in the digital currency economy through training, certification, and ongoing support.’ CCN had a talk with David Berger, the man who came with… Read more »

New Organisation Offers Bitcoin Accreditation for Financial Professionals

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*+-Source: CoinDesk Accountants, attorneys and financial professionals seeking to advise digital currency consumers and companies can now pursue professional accreditation from the Digital Currency Council (DCC). The New York-based professional services company officially launched today with the backing of Bitcoin Opportunity Corp, the investment vehicle led by SecondMarket chairman Barry Silbert, to provide training, support… Read more »

Bitcoin Professional Group Launches Amid Gov’t Scrutiny; A Scottish Currency?

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*+-Source: Barron’s Fans of the Bitcoin received some welcome news last week when TeraExchange launched a swap, the first product based on the cryptocurrency approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Today brings the launch of The Digital Currency Council (DCC), which bills itself as “the first professional association for lawyers, accountants, financial advisors and… Read more »