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Montana does not require a money transmitter license, if I register a company there, am I exempt from money transmitter licenses?

You may be exempt from money transmitter licenses only in the state of Montana. Because you have an exemption in the state of Montana, does not mean that you can offer your financial services nationwide. The exemption is only valid for the state of Montana and Montana alone. This means that the transaction must originate …

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Is a money transmitter license adequate for launching crypto-related services in the US?

No. In certain US states like New York, for example, a BitLicense is required to trade in Cryptocurrency related services. In addition to the NY Money Transmitter License, you would require an NYDFS issued BitLicense to operate within the crypto domain in the state of New York. Other US states are also slowly putting a …

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Do Trust companies provide money transmitter license coverage?

This is widely debated. The short answer is that they can provide limited money transmitter license coverage, for their own products/services and that too in a limited number of US states that recognize the charter of the Trust company in question. For example, if you want to start an over-the-counter bitcoin trading services, OTC services …

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Will Small Money Transfer Operators Go Out Of Business?

This is the quintessential question. tl;dr: Yes, they will go out of business because of obsolescence.  Will the small and somewhat medium money transfer businesses go out of business. When Novi (from Facebook), larger players like MoneyGram and VISA entering the market, crypto based remittances becoming a reality and the inevitable issuance of digital fiat …

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Single State License In the United States – What Can You Do With It?

Startups and would-be entrepreneurs mistakenly think that if they get a license in one state in the United States, they can do business everywhere within the US. They also mistakenly think that if they are incorporated in Montana and get a license there, they are also good to go with regards to money transmitter license …

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