Coinbase Receives New York Approval for Cryptocurrency Trading

San Francisco-based Coinbase has received approval for digital currency trading of Ether and Litecoin in New York; the company was also granted approval for a debit card service called Shift Card; with the approval, Maria Vullo and the the New York State Department of Financial Services reiterated their position on the OCC’s fintech charter, noting the importance for state fintech oversight.  Source