Foley & Lardner
As part of the National Sports Forum's Virtual Fall Summit, Andy Lee will be joining Roberto Beltramini from Tactical Block Ventures for a breakout session covering the ways Non-Fungible Tokens and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations can augment how sports organizations engage with their fans.
Ropes & Gray
On August 8 2022, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) sanctioned "crypto-mixer" Tornado Cash, alleging that more than $7 billion worth of virtual currency had been laundered...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On September 16, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") released a report on the Role of Law Enforcement in Detecting, Investigating ..
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 17, 2022, both the Securities and Exchange Commission and Ripple Labs, Inc. (with its Executive Chairman and CEO) filed motions for summary judgment in the SEC's suit alleging...
On September 21, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the IRS's ex-parte motion for leave to serve a John Doe summons to M.Y. Safra Bank...
From the headline-grabbing terror of school shootings to the more quotidian – but still harmful – effects of social media (e.g., depression and anxiety), kids are contending with novel...
The Wintermute attack is just the latest in a number of high-profile hacks to crypto platforms this year.
Another recent DOJ press release announced the guilty plea of an individual accused of laundering and transmitting the proceeds of Ponzi-type investment fraud schemes based out of Nigeria.
Last week, U.S. Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Pat Toomey published his opening statement from a recent hearing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed AB 2269 (Grayson) which would have created a "Digital Financial Assets Law" to be administered by the Department of Financial Protection & Innovation.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Michael Rosella explored how US Bankruptcy Code due diligence requirements could be applied to preference claims in Chapter 11 cases involving cryptocurrency.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As background, the New York City Council passed Local Law Int. No. 1894-A on November 10, 2021 to amend the City's Administrative Code.
California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed the Digital Financial Assets Law requiring companies offering services that involve investing, lending, or trading cryptocurrencies to register...
On September 16, 2022, the Treasury Department issued three reports pursuant to President Joseph Biden's March 9 Executive Order 14067 on "Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets."...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Back in 2013, the first cryptocurrency matter hit our desks. That was the beginning of the exponential growth of our digital assets practice.
Last week the U.S. Department of the Treasury published three reports pursuant to President Joe Biden's Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets.
Among the entities sanctioned is Task Force Rusich, a neo-Nazi paramilitary group that has participated in combat with Russia's military in Ukraine.
A South Korean technology company has reportedly launched a weeklong promotion in the metaverse.
California is one step closer to joining New York in requiring cryptocurrency licenses.
Holland & Knight
Every dramatically new technology, from cryptocurrency to drones to artificial intelligence, poses a regulatory challenge.