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1/ IMPORTANT-I'd stayed quiet abt this until now. The below letter was just publicly released by the #Wyoming #Blockchain Task Force. It responds to 2 letters the Uniform Law Commission sent to WY “strongly urging” it to withdraw its v impt... #blockchain wyoleg.gov/InterimCommitt…
2/ bill, SF125, which is now law. I’m bringing attention to WY's response bc it addresses a debate that should be in the open, plus it should make clear #Wyoming is seriously willing to go to bat to attract #blockchain tech to the state AND defend a strong & basic principle—that
3/ laws should recognize property rights for INDIVIDUALS who own financial assets. We shouldn’t have to own them thru an intermediary in order to gain the best legal protections. The Task Force letter responded to letters dated Jan 29 & Feb 6 sent by the Uniform Law Commission to
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#Wyoming Digital Assets act includes definitions of digital asset, digital consumer asset, digital security, #virtualcurrency, classification of assets under UCC, covers perfection against those assets, custody by banks, & jurisdiction by courts wyoleg.gov/Legislation/20… 1/x
WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: there is no uniform treatment of the various types of #cryptoassets. The IRS views them as property. Some cases & regulators- Shavers, Faiella FINCEN- view them as money equivalents. Some states do not view them as money equivalents- WY, SD, PA. 2/x
Some #cryptoassets are viewed by the CFTC as commodities, or by the SEC as securities. Courts have been inconsistent in their views of these assets. Uniform Acts seeking to bring clarity have not been passed in any jurisdiction. This is confusing for everyone including lawyers3/x
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