Virtual Currency, Digital Wallets, Bitcoin and more...

As payments professionals, we have a lot to learn about virtual, digital and crypto currencies. The links and resources listed below provide basic definitions and industry opinions on these emerging payments.

Virtual CurrencyVirtual Currency

The US Treasury defines Virtual Currency as "a medium of exchange that operates like a currency in some environments, but does not have all the attributes of real currency”.

On-Demand Webinar

Comprehending Virtual / Digital Currency
What it is, how it's used and the impact it is having in the industry
Guest presenter: Josh Fairfield, Professor of Law
Washington and Lee University School of Law

Digital Wallets


Views on Bitcoin vary depending on your vantage point. Financial institutions, regulatory agencies, lawyers and Bitcoin employees respond differently when asked about the pros and cons of this ‘cryptocurrency’ and others like it.