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Understanding Blockchain - What Is Cryptography?
In the third episode of "Understanding Blockchain," Morrison & Foerster's Susan Gault-Brown and Dario de Martino discuss one of blockchain's foundational technologies – cryptography.
United States
9 Aug 2019
First Token Offering Qualified By The SEC Under Regulation A
On July 10, 2019, Blockstack Token LLC ("Blockstack"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blockstack PBC, a Delaware public benefit corporation
United States
23 Jul 2019
Nevada Resident Sentenced For Fraud And Unlicensed Money Transmission In Case Involving Bitcoin
On May 28, 2019, a Nevada resident, Morgan Rockcoons, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California to 21 months in prison for wire fraud and unlicensed money
United States
18 Jun 2019
FinCEN Issues Convertible Virtual Currency Guidance And Advisory
On May 9, 2019, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a guidance, Application of FinCEN's Regulations to Certain Business Models Involving Convertible Virtual Currencies...
United States
5 Jun 2019
Where Disruption Meets Regulation
A wide range of businesses in Southeast Asia from traditional retailers and financial institutions to start-ups are harnessing new technologies and entering into new commercial partnerships to offer financial products...
United States
5 Jun 2019
Understanding Blockchain - What Is The Difference Between Public, Permissioned And Private Blockchains?
In this episode of "Understanding Blockchain," Morrison & Foerster's Susan Gault-Brown and Dario de Martino discuss the differences between each blockchain structure.
United States
30 May 2019
Understanding Blockchain - What Is Blockchain?
In the first episode of "Understanding Blockchain," Morrison & Foerster's Susan Gault-Brown and Dario de Martino define blockchain for those without a technical background.
United States
23 May 2019
Blockchain Technology Embraced By Maryland Legislature
On April 30, 2019, Governor Hogan signed Senate Bill 136, which amends the Maryland General Corporation Law to permit certain corporate records (including a company's stock ledger) to be maintained
United States
16 May 2019
SEC Issues Historic No-Action Letter And Releases Framework For "Investment Contract" Analysis Of Digital Assets
On April 3, 2019, the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology ("FinHub") of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published two pieces of guidance
United States
29 Apr 2019
FSA Proposes Bill To Amend Japanese Laws Regulating Cryptocurrency-Related Businesses
The Japanese FSA, Japan's primary financial regulator, announced on March 15, 2019, that it was submitting a bill to the Diet to amend both the PSA and the FIEA relating to how the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies...
United States
26 Apr 2019
FCA Guidance On UK Crypto-Assets Regulation
The United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority published draft guidance on the circumstances in which crypto-assets will fall within its regulatory perimeter.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Tokenization + The SEC – Part 1
Dario de Martino discusses the real possibilities and opportunities around security tokens
United States
20 Feb 2019
Transforming The U.S. Healthcare Industry With Blockchain Technology
Patients accumulate vast quantities of healthcare data over the course of their lives
United States
12 Feb 2019
The Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protection Proposes Revised No-Action Letter Policy And New Product Sandbox
The alert discusses the Proposed Policy's intention to fix several shortcomings of the 2016 Policy and encourage companies to test new financial products and services.
United States
27 Dec 2018
First SEC Enforcement Action Against Unregistered Digital Token Exchange
Until yesterday, the enforcement actions of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the digital token (aka cryptocurrency) space have primarily focused on the primary issuances of tokens.
United States
15 Nov 2018
What Is The Digital Single Market?
In an effort to harmonize online consumer protection laws and regulations across the European Union by the end of 2019, the Digital Single Market project has started fairly slowly.
United States
4 Oct 2018
The Advent Of Crypto-Asset Regulation In The UK?
The UK's House of Commons Treasury Committee (Committee) published a report (Report) on September 12, 2018[1], in relation to the current and future regulation in the UK of crypto-assets.
3 Oct 2018
UK PRA's 'Dear CEO' Letter On Exposure To Crypto-Assets
On 28 June 2018, the United Kingdom PRA published a letter to the CEOs of banks, insurance companies and designated investment firms to communicate the PRA's expectations regarding firms' exposure to crypto-assets.
22 Aug 2018
Treasury And The OCC Make Significant Fintech Announcements
Two key federal government announcements were made on July 31, 2018 related to fintech issues. First, the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") issued a press release...
United States
13 Aug 2018
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