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Dickinson Wright PLLC
I recently had an opportunity to be involved in tax planning with "virtual currency", or "cryptocurrency", for the first time
Ropes & Gray LLP
Following the Office of the Comptroller of Currency's July issuance of a policy statement and supplement to its licensing manual relating to special-purpose national charters for non-deposit-taking financial technology companies ...
BakerHostetler
This week brought more announcements related to stablecoins, with a major Japanese technology firm announcing plans to launch a yen-pegged cryptocurrency in 2019.
BakerHostetler
A major online retailer's blockchain fund added VinX, a blockchain-based wine venture, to its portfolio last week. VinX plans to develop a token-based digital wine futures platform based...
BakerHostetler
According to reports, in an Oct. 3 meeting, representatives of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) claimed that the agency is testing a blockchain-based supply chain management system...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") obtained an important court win and boost to its regulatory authority over Cryptocurrencies this month
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As reported on the Blockchain Legal Resource, California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill No. 2658 ...
BakerHostetler
On Oct. 9, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a subpoena enforcement action in California against an investment trust that failed to respond to an investigative subpoena...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite the new administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the CFTC have both continued to make novel interpretations and to bring enforcement actions that break new ground.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Recently, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill No. 2658 for the purpose of further studying blockchain's application to Californians.
Jones Day
In "How Regulations Could Help Cryptocurrencies Grow," published in the Harvard Business Review, Jones Day partners Stephen Obie and Mark Rasmussen explain why effective government oversight is critical...
BakerHostetler
Below is the Federal Policy team's weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 2, 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared on national television and announced the official launch of the Venezuelan Petro cryptocurrency.
Davis & Gilbert
Perform a quick Google news search for "digital advertising" and it's quickly apparent that transparency — or a perceived lack thereof — is an issue that runs rampant in the industry.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
How can businesses safely utilize blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, while avoiding potential cyberattacks, criminal activity, regulatory violations and financial losses?
Baker Donelson
On September 30, 2018, hours before a deadline that mandated the publication of a modernized NAFTA text, the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to an updated trade agreement...
Fenwick & West LLP
Over the past year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ramped up its scrutiny of cryptocurrencies and other digital token offerings.
Proskauer Rose LLP
This past summer, Ohio adopted legislation (SB220) that primarily provides for a legal safe harbor from certain data-breach related tort claims to covered entities that implement a specified cybersecurity program.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued an order confirming that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ...
Mayer Brown
New California legislation will impose disclosure requirements, similar to those under the federal Truth in Lending Act, on commercial-purpose loans of $500,000 or less, including arrangements...
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Arnold & Porter
If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Earlier this month, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester M. Peirce gave a fascinating speech in Los Angeles at which she opined that the SEC ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff made official statements regarding when a token may or may no longer be a security.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Notably, the order contained no analysis explaining the basis for the SEC's conclusion that the tokens were securities.
Mayer Brown
California enacts a first-of-its-kind legislation imposing disclosure requirements on commercial purpose loans similar ...
Reed Smith
The Tether hack illuminates the privacy, reputational, financial and recovery risks associated with issuing, owning and storing digital currencies.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
In 2017, there were at least 477 healthcare data breaches reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") or the media, affecting 5.579 million patient healthcare records.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Following the Office of the Comptroller of Currency's July issuance of a policy statement and supplement to its licensing manual relating to special purpose national charters for non-deposit-taking financial technology companies ...
Mayer Brown
New California legislation will impose disclosure requirements, similar to those under the federal Truth in Lending Act, on commercial-purpose loans of $500,000 or less, including arrangements...
BakerHostetler
The World Food Programme (WFP) and UN Women announced last week that they are collaborating in an initiative to use blockchain to aid Syrian refugee women ...
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