Alan Avery

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Alan Avery focuses on federal and state regulation of banking organizations, and advises domestic and foreign banking institutions on the impact of US federal and state banking laws on their global operations.

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As Bitcoin Gains Momentum, Focus on Regulation Increases

The virtual currency market has emerged in the United Arab Emirates with Dubai’s first Bitcoin ATM introduced in April 2014. Middle East entrepreneurs have begun launching Bitcoin payment products and SMEs are beginning to realise the potential of such technology, with The Pizza Guys becoming the first restaurant in the UAE to accept Bitcoin payments. … Continue Reading