Digital currency is an exciting, dynamic and growing technology changing the financial and legal landscapes. To keep pace, corporate counsel must stay abreast of new rules, new regulations, and new applications of blockchain technology. Founded in March 2015, Digital Currency + Blockchain Perspectives chronicles industry news, including regulatory developments and other issues affecting our clients and the digital currency industry.
Digital Currency + Blockchain Perspectives will cover a wide range of recent developments, including updates in:
  • Federal and state laws, regulations and proposed regulations
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  • Civil and criminal litigation
  • International law
  • Technological innovation
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U.S. v. Zaslavskiy: DOJ and SEC Coordination in Enforcing the Securities Laws over Token Sales

Blockchain  •  Cryptocurrency  •  DOJ  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  Litigation  •  SEC  •  Token Sales/ICOs
In the fall of 2017, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) each filed actions against Maksim Zaslavskiy for securities fraud in connection with two token offerings, through […]

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New York Department Of Financial Services Issues Crypto Guidance; Outlines Enhanced Reporting Requirements

Bitcoin  •  BitLicense  •  Blockchain  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  Money Transmission  •  NYDFS  •  Regulatory Action  •  State Law  •  Virtual Currency
On February 7, 2018, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NY DFS) issued guidance to all virtual currency businesses that maintain a “BitLicense” or that are chartered as a limited purpose trust company […]

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SEC Exams To Focus On ICOs And Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin  •  Blockchain  •  Broker-Dealer  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  FINRA  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  Regulatory Action  •  SEC  •  Token Sales/ICOs  •  Virtual Currency
On February 7, 2018, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced its 2018 Examination Priorities.  In what comes as no surprise, the exam priorities include initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency, stating […]

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Yahoo! Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto, Featuring Grant Fondo

Blockchain  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Goodwin News & Events  •  Industry Events  •  Regulatory Action  •  Year in Review
The 2018 iteration of Yahoo! Finance’s All Markets Summit, taking place on Tuesday, February 7, 2018, will focus solely on cryptocurrency. From Bitcoin and blockchain to ICOs, in conjunction with CoinDesk, Yahoo! Finance will lead […]

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