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Rich May, P.C
Despite being a new frontier and a still nascent technology, blockchain promises a revolution that no industry can afford to ignore.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Notably, the thirteen trading platforms were only given two weeks to respond to the questionnaire.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The enthusiasm is a little less vigorous, however, when the topic turns to the use of blockchain as a vehicle for content distribution.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Murphy v. NCAA, 200 L. Ed. 2d 854 (2018), the United States Supreme Court held that provisions of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA) ...
Carlton Fields
Permissionless blockchains, like the one underlying the bitcoin payment network, were created to provide the public with transparency over transaction information and records.
Duane Morris LLP
Joining the seemingly endless parade of blockchain-enabled initial coin offerings (ICOs) that have hit the market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is promoting a new offering of digital tokens ...
Arnold & Porter
n May 21, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a special Staff Advisory with guidance to regulated trading platforms and clearing organizations that propose to list...
Franca Harris Gutierrez, Sharon Cohen Levin, Bradford Hardin, Jennifer Jacoby Altscher, Zachary Goldman and Nicholas Simons have authored a global-wide chapter in of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Commissioner Rostin Behnam encouraged a "multi-stakeholder approach" to blockchain technology to prevent it from becoming a tool of "repression and totalitarianism."
Jones Day
This Emerging Issues Video is the third in a three-part series on blockchain. In it, partners Stephen Obie (New York), Harriet Territt (London), and Mark Rasmussen (Dallas) ...
Withers LLP
As of March 2018, Wyoming enacted blockchain company friendly legislation establishing blockchain "utility tokens" (which can be redeemed for goods and services) ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Finding that President Trump's Twitter feed constitutes a public forum, a federal judge in New York City held that it's a First Amendment violation when the President or one of his assistants blocks...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
I recently attended the American Bar Association's annual institute on blockchain technology, digital currency, and ICOs (initial coin offerings).
Reed Smith
Last week, the Market Oversight and Clearing and Risk Divisions of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") issued Staff Advisory No. 18-14 regarding...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 6, 2018, Chairman Jay Clayton of the SEC and Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), in their testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking ...
Davis & Gilbert
Blockchain technology, the basis of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, took off in 2017 across a wide array of industries, and is poised to make significant strides in digital advertising in 2018.
Duff and Phelps
In October 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto published "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System" – the white paper that promulgated blockchain technology.
Duff and Phelps
Attempting to understand the current state of crypto-regulation is a difficult endeavor. Cryptocurrency is a constantly evolving space, and regulation on the topic around the world is fragmented and decentralized.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The CFTC's Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) issued a joint staff advisory giving exchanges and clearinghouses registered with the CFTC guidance...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In response to the rapid growth of the ICO market and the accompanying rise of related scams and frauds, the SEC launched, a mock ICO website touting "an all too good to be true investment opportunity."
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Arnold & Porter
If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
Holland & Knight
The rapid proliferation of technological advancements in global financial markets has caused regulators in several countries to increase their scrutiny of investments in, and implications of, cryptocurrencies.
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.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
When the internet started to gain widespread commercial use in the early 1990s, few could have predicted the massive shift that it would have on our lives. Its power has been harnessed...
Fenwick & West LLP
The Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018 brought together current and former senior U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice officials, securities enforcement...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The enthusiasm is a little less vigorous, however, when the topic turns to the use of blockchain as a vehicle for content distribution.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Notably, the thirteen trading platforms were only given two weeks to respond to the questionnaire.
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.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As we have previously reported, the number of blockchain patents being filed and granted is continuing to increase. According to a Thomson Reuters report, 225 out of the 406 blockchain ...
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 ...
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