Senate Banking Committee Hearing On Virtual Currency


Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia and chairman of the... News PhotoChairperson,Commissioner,Computer,Computer Equipment,Crime,Currency,Democratic Party - USA,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Internet,Law,Mark Warner,North America,Politics,Senator,Talking,Technology,The Americas,Trading,U.S. Treasury,USA,Virginia,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSenator Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia and chairman of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, center, talks to David Cotney, commissioner of banks with the Massachusetts Division of Banks, right, and Jennifer Shasky Calvery, director of financial crimes enforcement network with the U.S. Treasury, before the start of a Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing on virtual currency in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Bitcoin's rally is accelerating as the U.S. Department of Justice's description of the digital currency as a 'legal means of exchange' bolsters the prospect of wider acceptance as an alternative payment system. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images