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Quantum Computing In The News
Yesterday's Wall Street Journal featured a substantial article on the growth of quantum computing, and the risks and opportunities it presents
United States
11 Jun 2019
Warning Shot: Charges Against OneCoin Include Securities Fraud
In early March, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney unsealed indictments against the leaders of the Bulgarian-based "purported" cryptocurrency "OneCoin"
United States
14 May 2019
SEC Gives Guidance On Securities Analysis For Digital Assets: TurnKey No-Action Letter And Framework Publication
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently issued highly anticipated guidance to assist market participants in determining whether a digital asset is offered and sold as a security
United States
14 May 2019
SEC Gives Guidance On Securities Analysis For Digital Assets
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently issued highly anticipated guidance to assist market participants in determining whether a digital asset is offered and sold as a security.
United States
10 May 2019
Regulation Round Up - March 2019
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an opinion on deposit protection resulting from the United Kingdom's ("UK") withdrawal from the European Union ("EU")
3 May 2019
Two New Bitcoin ETF Proposals Pending As Cryptocurrency Markets Mature
Two recent proposals for bitcoin exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") are vying to become the first to receive approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
United States
11 Apr 2019
U.S. House Continues To Explore Blockchain Regulation
Following up on their recent introduction of the Token Taxonomy Act, Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL) and Warren Davidson (R-OH) have teamed up again to introduce a new slate of bipartisan bills related to virtual currency.
United States
11 Apr 2019
Gladius Escapes Fines For Unregistered ICO After Self-Reporting To The SEC
Gladius sold its GLA tokens in private and public pre-sales between October and December 2017, raising around $12.7 million worth of Ether.
United States
11 Apr 2019
Guidance On Cryptoassets: UK Financial Conduct Authority Issues Consultation Paper
On January 23, 2019, the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") issued its widely anticipated "Guidance on Cryptoassets" consultation paper CP19/3 (the "Consultation").
11 Mar 2019
A Taxonomy Of The Proposed Token Taxonomy Act
The mere ability to transfer a cryptoasset peer-to-peer is a claim that can be made of any standard ERC-20 token.
United States
11 Mar 2019
The Top Ten Regulatory And Litigation Risks For Private Funds In 2019
An increasingly sophisticated and active OCIE division, innovative market disruptors, a maturing credit cycle, and a philosophical change in how the private fund industry views and utilizes litigation are likely to lead to increased regulatory scrutiny and litigation risk for advisers (and their funds) in 2019.
United States
28 Feb 2019
New York Grants BitLicenses To Robinhood Crypto And LibertyX
These are the fifteenth and sixteenth BitLicenses granted by the DFS since the final BitLicense rules were released in 2015.
United States
7 Feb 2019
5 Factors Asset Managers Should Consider When Evaluating Blockchain (Video)
In this video, Jeffrey Neuburger and Jonathan Benloulou explain what factors private equity firms should consider when evaluating Blockchain for their portfolio companies.
United States
5 Feb 2019
Wyoming Legislature Advances Blockchain-Related Bills
HB62 would repeal the Wyoming law passed in 2018 that established an exemption for certain "open blockchain tokens" under the state's securities laws.
United States
24 Jan 2019
New York Approves Nationwide Licensing Tool For Virtual Currency Business Activity Companies
New York State has taken measures this year to modernize its approach to regulation for blockchain-based companies.
United States
17 Jan 2019
Reflections On The Techlaw Issues Of 2018…And A Look Forward. Will 2019 Be A Year On The Edge, In The Fog, Or Maybe Just In The Cloud?
Yes, it's time for the end-of-year blog post – a look back at interesting issues of 2018 and a look forward to what we see coming down the pike in the new year.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Airfox And Paragon Settle With SEC For Unregistered ICOs: Civil Monetary Penalties Imposed; Rescission And Registration Required
On November 16, the SEC announced that it settled charges against CarrierEQ, Inc. ("Airfox") and Paragon Coin, Inc. ("Paragon") ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
Is Blockchain Technology Compatible With GDPR? French Data Protection Regulator Provides Guidance
Uncertainty regarding the compatibility of blockchain technology and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has often been highlighted as a potential obstacle to the development and widespread implementation of blockchain systems involving personal data.
United States
30 Nov 2018
Ohio Is The First US State To Allow Payment Of Taxes Using Bitcoin
Today, Ohio reportedly becomes the first US state to allow taxes to be paid in the form of bitcoin.
United States
29 Nov 2018
Registration Requirements For "Decentralized" Exchanges Under The Federal Securities Laws: The Case Of EtherDelta
On November 8, the SEC announced that it settled charges against Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, a type of non-custodial digital asset trading platform commonly referred to as a "decentralized exchange" or "DEX."
United States
21 Nov 2018
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