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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC charged New York-based businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy for defrauding investors through two "so-called" ICOs.
Ropes & Gray LLP
There is little question that virtual currency will be subject to increasing regulatory oversight as it continues its steady march towards the mainstream.
Reed Smith
On October 17, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC") LabCFTC released a primer on virtual currencies, available here.
Reed Smith
On October 17, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC") LabCFTC released a primer on virtual currencies, available here. The primer is an "education tool" that provides...
Reed Smith
Based on the discussion at this meeting, the SEC is currently considering both the merits and risks linked to blockchain technology.
Womble Carlyle
The Nebraska Supreme Court recently issued an ethics opinion discussing whether lawyers may accept their fees in Bitcoin.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The last decade has seen ever-increasing acceleration in convergence between the computing, communications and content industries, which all affect the financial industry.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Two months after warning investors that some digital tokens or coins may qualify as securities under the federal securities laws, the SEC on September 29, 2017 brought its first enforcement action...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz explained CFTC efforts to facilitate FinTech development and promised a "reset" of the CFTC's approach to regulating algorithmic trading.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Two months after warning investors that some digital tokens or coins may qualify as securities under the federal securities laws, the SEC on September 29, 2017 brought its first enforcement action in connection with an ICO.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The ability to charter a de novo bank, once a reasonably achievable task, has, over the past decade, become an almost impossible feat.
Jones Day
The popularity of initial coin offerings ("ICOs") has grown significantly in 2017. This year alone, roughly the equivalent of US$2 billion in capital has been raised through ICOs.
Pryor Cashman LLP
A startling trend has recently emerged in the cryptocurrency industry. Since July 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has regularly begun asserting itself in this space.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Tokens issued in the ICOs were purportedly backed by investments in real estate and diamonds.
Pryor Cashman LLP
On September 25, 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") filed its opposition to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's ("OCC's") motion to dismiss the DFS's Complaint.
K&L Gates
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued its first no-action letter, pursuant to a policy designed to encourage innovation in the fintech marketplace by creating...
K&L Gates
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently issued its first letter pursuant to a no-action letter policy launched in February 2016.
K&L Gates
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued its first no-action letter, pursuant to a policy designed to encourage innovation in the fintech marketplace.
Reed Smith
At the end of September, the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced two new initiatives to address cyber-based threats and protect retail investors.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 25, 2017, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika discussed online lending and innovation in his keynote remarks prepared for delivery to the Online Lending Policy Summit in Washington, D.C....
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking (the "Committee") considered testimony from industry experts on the challenges, benefits and potential future development of FinTech.
Carlton Fields
It's a story that could easily land on the desks of producers all over Southern California in the form of a sci-fi screenplay.
Reed Smith
The spot market for digital tokens, which was once a "wild west" seemingly outside the scope of most federal regulations, is being integrated into the emerging Federal and State regulatory regime.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith A. Noreika reaffirmed his support for measures to facilitate growth in the online lending industry.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Two months after warning investors that some digital tokens or coins may qualify as securities under the federal securities laws, the SEC on September 29, 2017 brought its first enforcement action in connection with an ICO.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Tokens issued in the ICOs were purportedly backed by investments in real estate and diamonds.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Until solutions to usability, interoperability, scalability, and privacy are developed, widespread adoption will be hampered.
Carlton Fields
Recently, the sale of blockchain-based tokens through initial coin offerings (ICOs) has become an increasingly popular financing technique used by companies to raise capital to fund the development of a digital platform...
Reed Smith
Two months after its Investor Bulletin stating that U.S. securities laws may apply to digital token sales, the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced Monday two new initiatives...
K&L Gates
The Islamic Finance News Europe Forum 2017 took place in London on 11 September.
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