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Caveat bitcoin: Towson attorney advises on ‘cryptocurrency’

Jeremy Garner, a corporate attorney with Bowie & Jensen in Towson, has seen a growing number of clients with concerns about the legal landscape surrounding ‘cryptocurrencies.’ (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

For companies delving into an industry where legal regulation is in flux — such as the digital currency known as bitcoin — developing a thriving business while navigating federal and state requirements can be a daunting task. “It’s all kind of in this state of development where the technology is ahead of the law,” said Jeremy Garner, a corporate and tax attorney with Bowie & Jensen LLC in Towson. "Lawmakers are trying to determine, do our existing laws apply, how does this fit within our existing laws and do existing laws adequately cover it?"

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United Way to accept bitcoin

(AP) One of the world’s largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency bitcoin. United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity’s innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase. ...

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