Brian

Klein

Brian E Klein is a partner at the litigation boutique Baker Marquart LLP, where his practice focuses on criminal and regulatory defense and civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients involved with digital currency and blockchain technology (including many leading entrepreneurs and start-ups). He formerly volunteered as the outside general counsel of the Bitcoin Foundation and served as a US federal prosecutor. In July 2015, a client he represented in federal court facing a single criminal charge of operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1960, had his case dismissed before trial.

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The Fifth Amendment and Bitcoin: Why the Battle is About to Begin
Baker Marquart partner Brian Klien discusses a recent federal court case and its implications for the bitcoin and blockchain industry.
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Why The SEC Delay Over Crowdfunding Rules is Stifling Bitcoin Innovation
Promised SEC rules on crowdfunding are months behind schedule, leaving cash-strapped bitcoin startups in a tricky situation.
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The US Tax Man Speaks For The First, But Not Last Time
Baker Marquart LLP lawyer Brian Klein gives his take on the IRS's latest tax ruling on digital currencies.
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