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Blockchain Legal Resource: CFTC Seeks Comment On Ethereum Mechanics And Markets
In a recently published Request for Information ("RFI"), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") seeks public comment on the underlying technology ...
United States
21 Dec 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource Blog:Congress Considers Bipartisan Bills To Prevent Virtual Currency Manipulation
Virtual currencies and the underlying blockchain technology has a profound potential to be a driver of economic growth.
United States
17 Dec 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource: CFTC Publishes Primer On Smart Contracts
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") recently published a detailed primer on smart contracts.
United States
12 Dec 2018
Blockchain Legal Source: Mining Cryptocurrency Under Federal Election Law
The acting general counsel of the Federal Election Commission ("FEC") recently published for public comment a draft advisory opinion under the Federal Election Campaign Act
United States
5 Dec 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource: CFTC Issues Advisory On Digital Tokens
On July 16, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") issued a customer advisory on digital tokens.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource: U.S. District Court Reaffirms CFTC's Authority Over Cryptocurrency Fraud
On July 12, 2018, a federal judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York reaffirmed its view that cryptocurrency fraud is subject to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC's") ...
United States
10 Sep 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource: SEC Denies Application For Bitcoin ETF
In a lengthy order issued on July 26, 2018, by a 3-1 vote the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") denied an application by the CBOE Bats BZX Exchange, Inc., ("BZX") ...
United States
4 Sep 2018
NYSE Expands Material News Notification Policy And Trading Halt Authority Effective September 28, 2015
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) recently proposed amendments to Section 202.06 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual (Listed Company Manual) that will take effect on September 28, 2015.
United States
1 Oct 2015
CFTC Issues Revised Interpretation Regarding Contracts With Embedded Volumetric Optionality
The definition of "swap" in the CEA provides that commodity options are "swaps" even if physically settled, but excludes by its terms "any contract of sale of a commodity for future delivery"...
United States
30 Jun 2015
Preparing For And Adapting To Lower Oil Prices: Reducing Risk, Mitigating Loss And Capitalising On Opportunities In Today’s Market
In January 2015 the price of a barrel of Brent crude slipped below $50 for the first time since May 2009.
United States
20 Apr 2015
NASDAQ Amends Compensation Committee Independence Requirements
The NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ) recently amended its listing rules on compensation committee independence that were adopted earlier this year to implement Rule 10C-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
United States
2 Jan 2014
SEC Adopts Final Rules For Municipal Advisors
On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved final rules requiring municipal advisors to permanently register with the SEC.
United States
27 Sep 2013
SEC Issues Guidance On JOBS Act Research Provisions
The staff of the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets recently issued frequently asked questions providing guidance about provisions in Title I of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
United States
25 Sep 2012
CFTC Adopts Rule Implementing The Dodd-Frank End-User Exception To Mandatory Swap Clearing Requirement
July 21, 2012 marked the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) becoming law and imposing a comprehensive regulatory regime on swaps and security-based swaps.
United States
13 Aug 2012
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