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Lawsuit Alleging That LATX Tokens Are Securities Survives Motion To Dismiss
On December 10th, 2018, a U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey denied Latium Network, Inc. ("Latium") and its co-founders' motion to dismiss a class action alleging violations of Section 5 of the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Act")
United States
10 Jan 2019
CFTC Commissioner: Code Developers May Be Accountable For Smart Contracts
Recently at a conference in Dubai, Brian Quintenz, who is a Commodity Futures Trading Commission Commissioner, expressed his personal opinion on the conceptual challenges in applying the CFTC's regulatory oversight.
United States
9 Nov 2018
SEC Charges Broker-Dealer And Investment Adviser With Violations Of The Safeguards Rule And Identity Theft Red Flags Rule
In September 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that broker-dealer and investment adviser Voya Financial Advisors Inc. ("VFA") agreed to pay $1,000,000 to settle charges.
United States
8 Oct 2018
Federal Judge Rules Securities Laws May Cover ICOs
U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie of the Eastern District of New York has ruled that initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be subject to securities law. The ruling came in the court's denial...
United States
13 Sep 2018
When Filing Taxes, Don't Forget Virtual Currency Income
In a March 23 news release, the IRS reminded taxpayers that income from virtual currency transactions must be reported on income tax returns, and that certain virtual currency transactions ...
United States
18 Jun 2018
Ripple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Sale Of Unregistered Securities
This lawsuit comes in the wake of heightened SEC scrutiny of cryptoasset token issuances.
United States
14 Jun 2018
D.C. Circuit's Long-Awaited Ruling Narrows FCC's 2015 TCPA Order
On March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals released a long-awaited decision in ACA International, et al. v. FCC, unanimously ruling to narrow a 2015 FCC order that expanded the scope of the TCPA.
United States
27 Mar 2018
CFTC Releases Chairman Statement And Backgrounder On Virtual Currencies
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo issued a statement this week on virtual currencies.
United States
9 Jan 2018
Bitcoin Futures Trading Kicks Off; CFTC To Monitor Risk
CBOE Global Markets Inc. (CBOE) began trading CFTC-approved bitcoin futures on December 10th, and CME Group Inc. (CME) will begin trading them on December 18th.
United States
12 Dec 2017
U.S. Treasury To Review FinCEN's Cryptocurrency Practices
In October, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the "Treasury") released its Annual Plan, outlining the Office of Inspector General's audit and investigative priorities for fiscal year 2018.
United States
12 Dec 2017
Washington Enacts A Biometric Privacy Statute In A Departure From The Existing Standard
We have been writing about the biometric privacy legal landscape, which has thus far been dominated by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
United States
21 Jun 2017
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