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

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 »

Accounting for Business Transactions in Bitcoin

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*+-Recently, I gave a Webcast presentation to AICPA members to help accounting professionals understand Bitcoin and how to treat it on the general ledger. If you are an AICPA member, the webcast is available for your viewing. In this article, the key points from that presentation are outlined and will help accountants fundamentally understand and… Read more »

The Impact of the IRS Guidance on Bitcoin

Richa Jain

*+-Years after Bitcoin made its way into the world, in March 2014, the IRS has made an attempt to clarify taxation guidelines for convertible virtual currencies (like Bitcoin). The key guideline is to treat bitcoins as property, and not currency. While it is a good move to clarify the government’s stance on Bitcoin taxation to… Read more »

DCC Member Spotlight: Don’t Fake It, Says Bitcoin Lawyer Marco Santori

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*+-New York City lawyer Marco Santori has worked with Bitcoin clients for a little over two years. E-commerce, web, financial technology and the evolving digital currency space are all specialties of his, and his business practice focuses on early-stage high-tech companies. Santori chairs the Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Bitcoin Foundation, and he represents exchanges,… Read more »

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 »

New York’s Proposed Virtual Currency Regulations Would Stifle Innovation And Remittance Access In Developing Economies

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*+-The “virtual currency” or “BitLicense” regulations proposed by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) are well into their 45-day comment period. By now, many of the most well-known figures in the digital currency industry have commented both officially and unofficially on the proposed regulations. I have had the opportunity to read and digest… Read more »