Jared Paul Marx

Jared Marx is a litigator and regulatory attorney in Washington, DC. He represents companies and individuals whom the government is investigating or prosecuting, and represents clients in civil disputes relating to finance, telecommunications, and Internet technology. His regulatory practice focuses both on advising companies on compliance strategies – including compliance with emergent and potential bitcoin regulations – and advocating with regulators for favorable rules and treatment. Jared is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, and clerked for United States Federal District Judge Arthur D. Spatt.

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The Legal Risk to ICOs That No One’s Talking About

| Jared Paul Marx

Even if the SEC doesn't pursue an enforcement action against a token seller, buyers can sue privately under U.S. securities laws to unwind the sale.

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Bitcoin as a Commodity: What the CFTC’s Ruling Means

| Jared Paul Marx

Attorney Jared Marx discusses a recent ruling by the United States Commodities Futures Trading Commission, which saw it label bitcoin as a commodity.

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How Does US Law Apply to Foreign Cryptocurrency Companies?

| Jared Paul Marx

Civil and criminal lawyer Jared Marx explains how US law applies to non-US cryptocurrency companies.

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When the Government Knocks at Your Door

| Jared Paul Marx

Attorney Jared Marx discusses what cryptocurrency businesses should do when face-to-face with a US government subpoena, interview or search warrant.

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Why a New SEC Ruling Could Be ‘Revolutionary’ for Bitcoin Crowdfunding

| Jared Paul Marx

Attorney Jared Marx explores a recent SEC decision on crowdfunding - and the implications for startups.


Token Sales and The US’ Impressionistic Securities Laws

| Jared Paul Marx

Attorney Jared Marx discusses why securities law is problematic for bitcoin 2.0 companies operating in the US.

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The Future of a Commodity: Bitcoin Regulation and the CFTC

| Jared Paul Marx

The US Commodities Futures Trading Commission has made clear that bitcoin falls under its jurisdiction – what would regulation under CFTC look…