Browsing the "Law" Tag

washington, regulation

Free Markets and the Future of Blockchain

| J Christopher Giancarlo

J. Christopher Giancarlo is Chairman at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency of the US government that regulates futures and options…

Indian Government Again Discussing Ban on Cryptocurrencies: Report

| Yogita Khatri

The government of India is said to be renewing its efforts to completely outlaw public cryptocurrencies, according to The Economic Times.

Bitcoin Trader Ordered to Forfeit $800K Gained via Unlicensed Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

A 22-year-old bitcoin dealer from the U.S. has been ordered to hand over $823,357 gained illegally via an unlicensed money transmission business.

Police Freeze Accounts, Seize Luxury Cars in Probe of ICO Promoter Vanbex

| Marc Hochstein

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of Vanbex, as part of a fraud probe into the firm's $22 million ICO.

Mt. Gox bitcoin protest

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

| Yogita Khatri

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.

Crypto Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back

| Anna Baydakova

Blockchain lawyer Andrew Hinkes has joined has joined legal services firm Carlton Fields, where he will focus on litigating cases for token sellers.

Road to Consensus with Jake Chervinsky: Crypto Twitter’s Favorite Lawyer

| Pete Rizzo

florida, state

Bitcoin Has a Florida Problem

| Justin S. Wales

Jurisdictions that lack clear guidance or take a hostile view of blockchain and crypto hurt the industry. Florida is doing both.

Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

| Leigh Cuen

“A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys." And University of New Hampshire Law School is now addressing that demand.

door, sky

Security Token Offerings: A Way Past the SEC’s Incomplete Crypto Guidance?

| Chi-Ru Jou

Are STOs a way to pass the SEC's incomplete crypto guidance? Chi-Ru Jou explains what are the unresolved legal issues for STOs in the coming year.