CORPORATE COMPLIANCE INSIGHTS | What the Technology May Mean for HR

How do you manage and pay your employees when they’re stationed all around the globe? With a decentralized workforce, you quickly find that extensive international regulatory red tape makes managing global employees difficult. How can can a company remain compliant in every jurisdiction while keeping employees paid and happy? The answer might be blockchain.

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Thrive Global | Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Sheri Kaiserman Co-founder of Maco.la

“I feel so fortunate to have gotten involved in the blockchain space as early as I did and I love helping educate others on the topic. We are still so early in this technological evolution and it has been immensely rewarding giving others the opportunity to experience the same excitement I get every day.”

Source: Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Sheri Kaiserman Co-founder of Maco.la | Thrive Global

CNBC | Meet Silvergate’s Alan Lane, who’s bankrolling cryptocurrency exchanges

San Diego-based Silvergate is a 30-year-old community bank with three branches in southern California. Yet, it has become known as a lifeline for cryptocurrency exchanges and companies that had their accounts closed or were turned down by Wall Street banks wary of an emerging asset with potential ties to money laundering. Even Warren Buffett has expressed his skepticism about bitcoin, calling it “rat poison.”

Source: Meet Silvergate’s Alan Lane, who’s bankrolling cryptocurrency exchanges

BARRON’S | Bitcoin: Where’s That Post-Tax Price Boom We Were Promised?

Bitcoin continued to hover around $8,200 on Wednesday, the level where it’s traded for much of the past week. The flat trading pattern is a bit of surprise, given that Tuesday’s tax deadline (later extended to Wednesday because of IRS tech troubles) has now come and gone. ILLUSTRATION: BLOOMBERG NEWS Bitcoin bulls have argued that tax season was a bummer for the digital coin, because owners were forced to sell their coins for cash and hand it over to the government. The IRS views bitcoin as an asset, so

Source: Bitcoin: Where’s That Post-Tax Price Boom We Were Promised? – Barron’s