The Apple Pay effect on m-commerce should result in more attention for mobile-heavy Bitcoin transactions, but virtual currencies are still being held back by unclear regulations, according to payment executives.

Bitcoin should benefit from the broad fallout from Apple Pay's vast mainstream publicity, said Emily Goodman Binick, American Express' vice president and general counsel during a panel discussion at Bitcoin Law: Regulation and Transaction, which was held at New York Law School Oct. 21.

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