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SEC and CFTC Enforcement Directors Issue Joint Statement Regarding Virtual Currency Enforcement Actions

Bitcoin  •  Blockchain  •  CFTC  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  SEC  •  Token Sales/ICOs  •  Virtual Currency
On January 19, 2018, SEC Co-Enforcement Directors Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin and CFTC Enforcement Director James McDonald issued the following joint statement regarding virtual currency enforcement actions: “When market participants engage in fraud under […]

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CFTC Fines Bitfinex For Failing To Register and Operating An Illegal Exchange

Bitcoin  •  CFTC  •  Digital Currency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  International  •  Regulatory Action  •  Virtual Currency
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), showing continued regulatory interest in digital currency companies, issued an Order and settled charges against Hong Kong-based digital currency exchange Bitfinex. The CFTC found that Bitfinex was offering […]

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Regulatory Review for 2014

Bitcoin  •  BitLicense  •  CFTC  •  Criminal Action  •  CSBS  •  FinCEN Guidance  •  FTC  •  IRS  •  Money Transmission  •  NYDFS  •  Regulatory Action  •  SEC  •  Virtual Currency
Happy New Year! With the bottles popped and the confetti descended, we take a look at the some of the most important  legal and regulatory developments in the U.S. this past year. Federal Money Transmitter […]

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