An Interview with Alan Williams of BitcoinAdvice.net on the primary issue keeping Bitcoin executives up at night

Posted by David Berger & filed under Legal.

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*+-Interview by David Berger, CEO of the Digital Currency Council, with Alan Williams – CEO of BitcoinAdvice.net. Alan’s team at BitcoinAdvice.net includes management consultants with experience in digital currencies, regulation, compliance and technology. David: Alan, Thank you for your time today. BSA/AML compliance is certainly on a lot of Bitcoin executives’ minds these days. How… Read more »

An Interview with Bitcoin CPA Kirk Phillips on the Clarity of the IRS Guidance and Risks to the Bitcoin Ecosystem

Posted by David Berger & filed under Accounting.

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*+-Interview by David Berger, CEO of the Digital Currency Council, with Kirk Phillips, a thought leader on Bitcoin and a CPA that serves clients across the U.S. on business issues related to Bitcoin taxation and accounting. David: Kirk, you are one of the earliest CPA adopters of Bitcoin and one of the first CPAs to… Read more »

An Interview with Jad Mubaslat on BitQuick.co and the Best Professional Advice He Has Ever Received

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*+-Interview by David Berger, CEO of the Digital Currency Council, with Jad Mubaslat – Founder and CEO of BitQuick.co – a marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of bitcoin locally and provides arbitration for each transaction. BitQuick.co has conducted over 6900 transactions since its founding in August 2013   David: Jad, you’ve been involved in… Read more »

An Interview of Chris Werner of Werner Business Law on the Implications of Bitcoin on Small Businesses

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*+-Interview by David Berger, CEO of the Digital Currency Council, with Chris Werner of Werner Business Law – a boutique law firm in Chicago that is committed to helping businesses achieve their goals. Chris is also the primary source for “Bitcoin for Small Business: Pros and Cons”. David: Chris, your practice is uniquely focused on… Read more »

5 Dumb Things said by Smart People

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*+-Contrarian investing, going long when the crowd is shorting, is not a new concept. But given the current environment, where celebrities seem to have more influence than reason and high profile people have a microphone or twitter feed in front of them constantly, I’d like to propose a new investment strategy. Let’s call it “Smart… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: “Xen Master” Ryan Lazanis Woos Tech Savvy Crowd by Accepting Bitcoin

Posted by David Berger & filed under Member Spotlights.

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*+-Xen Accounting’s website proclaims bold positioning for the traditional profession of accounting, “We are a fully virtual, 100% cloud-based, 100% paperless Chartered Accountant firm. Some call us the new breed of accountants, others call us accountants 2.0.” The Digital Currency Council recently spoke to Ryan Lazanis, whom the site describes as “Xen Master.” Lazanis confirmed… Read more »

Making the Case for Bitcoin in Washington, DC: An Interview with Perianne Boring of the Chamber of Digital Commerce

Posted by David Berger & filed under Member Spotlights.

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*+-Interview by David Berger, CEO of the Digital Currency Council, with Perianne Boring of the Chamber of Digital Commerce – a trade association dedicated to advocating for digital currencies to public policy makers. David: Thanks for your time today, Perianne. Could you tell us a bit about your background and how the Chamber of Digital… Read more »

The Future of Bitcoin: Laws and Regulations Continue to Develop

Posted by David Berger & filed under Legal.

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*+-Bitcoin and other digital currencies are attracting a wide array of attempts to regulate and define their use in commerce. This is a natural response from governments to a new medium of exchange, which could end up competing with their own legal tender, commodities and other assets as a store of value and alternative method… Read more »