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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Last month Arizona became the first U.S. state to enact a law (H.B. 2434) establishing a fintech regulatory sandbox program to facilitate the growth of innovative financial products and services.
Fenwick & West LLP
When you hear the word "blockchain," you probably think of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gone up exponentially in value over the past few years.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Last week, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association ("SIFMA"), a trade group for the United States securities industry, issued a set of Data Aggregation Principles ("the Principles").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The deadline to return the completed questionnaire is May 1, 2018.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In second quarter 2017, global investments in fintech companies reached $8.4 billion across 293 deals.
WilmerHale
Paul Architzel, co-chair of WilmerHale's Futures and Derivatives Group, was interviewed by Bloomberg Law regarding the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission's proposed plans...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 13 2018 virtual currency exchange Gemini released a proposal to create the first self-regulatory organisation (SRO) for US virtual currency exchanges.
WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
Ropes & Gray LLP
On March 27, 2018, the top securities regulator in Massachusetts issued consent orders halting five initial coin offerings — including projects that sought to raise capital to assist families...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 6, 2018 the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York confirmed that virtual currencies are a commodity within the anti-fraud jurisdiction of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
This update serves to cover virtual currency regulatory developments over the past two months in the U.S., U.K. and EU.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A lot of us in the sanctions compliance world were wondering whether and when OFAC would issue official guidance on its application of sanctions in the digital currency world.
Thompson Coburn LLP
HB 19: The "Virtual Currency Exemption" exempts cryptocurrency from the Wyoming Money Transmitter Act...
McDermott Will & Emery
It is unfortunate that the GDPR presents challenges that make using the blockchain for data protection inherently difficult. But there are potential solutions.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Cryptocurrencies – the original, and most famous of which is Bitcoin – give rise to a number of tax issues, three of which we discuss in this Stroock Special Bulletin:
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The term "blockchain" is everywhere, and it is likely that you will interact with blockchain technology every day in the years to come.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
While cryptocurrencies have captured the attention of many, the blockchain technology underlying these instruments has potentially far-reaching implications in many other fields.
Holland & Knight
Three powerful technologies are being combined to drive a supply chain evolution: (1) blockchain and distributed ledger technology;
Jones Day
On March 19, 2018, President Trump signed an Executive Order prohibiting U.S. persons and anyone within the United States from engaging in "transactions related to, [the] provision of financing for ...
Jones Day
This Emerging Issues Video is the first in a three-part series on blockchain.
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Carlton Fields
As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
Carlton Fields
The rise of InsurTech — which brings technological innovations to the business of insurance — is having a significant impact on the insurance industry, including through advancements ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Blockchain technology is finding its way into every industry.
Arnold & Porter
On March 19, 2018, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published five frequently asked questions and responses (FAQs) relating to digital currency and sanctions compliance.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Paris partner Hubert de Vauplane's article "Blockchain and Shareholder Knowledge" appeared in the March 2018 issue of the French bimonthly publication Actes Pratiques et Ingénierie Sociétaire.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC filed an action to halt the initial coin offering ("ICO") of Centra Tech, Inc. ("Centra"), charging two Florida businessmen with engaging in a fraudulent scheme to raise funds from investors ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The global blockchain frenzy is creating a new — and swiftly evolving — paradigm for investment managers and regulators alike.
Carlton Fields
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund could have a major impact on how and where we see class action securities claims brought against...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") asserted that it considers the transmission of newly-issued digital coins and tokens derived from initial coin offerings...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar praised collaborative efforts between regulators and market participants on FinTech and RegTech and called for a continued focus on cybersecurity and risk management.
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