UK Study: Bitcoin Familiar to 71% of Brits but Suffers from an Image Problem

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*+-Source: The Digital Currency Council’s recently released study on UK citizens reveals that Bitcoin’s biggest challenges are around adoption and communications, and that digital currencies have got a persistent reputation problem. It is in light of the call for information made by the government of the UK earlier this month that the American organization… Read more »

Bitcoin 101: Why It’s Attracting Wall Street Investment

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*+-Source: Written by DCC Member Michael Sonnenshein Despite its infancy, Bitcoins are being called one of the greatest developments of the new financial services landscape. Here’s why. Ten months ago, I set up my digital wallet and bought my first bitcoin. Weeks later, after five years on Wall Street, I decided to leave behind… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: Technology Lawyer Addison Cameron-Huff on the Importance of Bitcoin Terminology when Communicating with Clients

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Addison Cameron Huff

*+-Addison Cameron-Huff is an award-winning programmer turned technology lawyer. His practice is located in Toronto, Ontario. Given the tremendous growth of late in the digital currency economy, his practice today consists primarily of Bitcoin clients; many of whom are Canadian companies that accept the digital currency. Recently, Bitcoin Decentral, the Toronto-based accelerator and co-working space… Read more »

How Bitcoins Are Taxed: The tax implications of bitcoins and staying organized

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*+-Source: Whenever bitcoin is bought, sold, or traded, there are tax impacts. We’ll discuss how bitcoins and other forms of virtual currency are taxed, and point out record keeping requirements and tax planning techniques that can be utilized. At the end you’ll find resources for continuing your own research. The big picture: “The key… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: Financial Advisor and Current CEO of GEM Research Solutions, Jack Tatar, on Investing a Portion of a Retirement Portfolio in Bitcoin

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Jack Tatar

*+-Jack Tatar has written four books that are revolutionizing the way people view retirement. But it is another of his books, What’s the Deal With Bitcoins, which captured our attention. This latest book explores why bitcoins are important, who created them, and whether or not they will replace paper money. Tatar describes himself as a… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: “When advising business, lawyers need to know the technology”, says Amor Sexton

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Amor Sexton Bitcoin

*+-Amor Sexton is a Lawyer in a commercial law firm based in Sydney, Australia and is widely recognized as Australia’s first Digital Currency Lawyer. The firm, Adroit Lawyers, mainly represents technology-related businesses, though they do have clients from the traditional sectors such as mining, manufacturing and engineering. The common trend for most of her clients… Read more »

Take this Survey on Your Readiness for the Bitcoin Economy and Win a Gift Card!

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*+-The Digital Currency Council is conducting a survey on Bitcoin preparedness amongst professionals like yourself. The survey aims to understand how professionals are responding to the emergence of Bitcoin. Take our 5-minute survey for the chance to win a $100 gift card. All survey participants will also receive a free copy of the upcoming ebook… Read more »

CoinWisdom Bitcoin Conference 2014

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*+-CoinWisdom Bitcoin Conference 2014 Hotel Expo Tsarigradsko shosse 149, 1784 Sofia, Bulgaria Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00am – 9:00pm CoinWisdom Sofia brings together bitcoin related businesses, developers, merchants and users from the whole SEE region as well as people from the banking, financial and IT sector interested in the digital payment system. The conference emphasizes… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: Podcast Host Ryan Gilbert Shows Bitcoin Professionals how to Unleash their Companies’ Potential

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*+-Ryan Gilbert practices law at Dell Graham, one of the oldest law firms in Florida. The firm’s practices include civil and commercial litigation. Gilbert first heard about Bitcoin in 2012, when the Cyprus crisis was in full swing, and the Cypriot Government was getting ready to impose a levy that would enable them to seize… Read more »