Browsing the "Law" Tag

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.

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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.

Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

| Yogita Khatri

Kraken says that the cost of handling subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to entry” in the U.S., as global data requests triple year on year.

7 Legal Questions That Will Define Blockchain in 2019

| Jenny Leung

In this exclusive op-ed, Jenny Leung, an Australian attorney who formerly worked for the country's financial regulator, explained 7 legal questions…

The Cost of Not Engaging Regulators

| Zachary Fallon & James Blakemore

Regulators are going to regulate the digital asset space with or without the participation of the people and businesses in it.

US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws

| Stan Higgins

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.

Ohio Becomes First US State to Allow Taxes to Be Paid in Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

Ohio has become the first U.S. state to allow taxes to be paid in bitcoin, starting with businesses.

The SEC’s Recent Rulings Are More About Exchanges Than ICOs

| Noelle Acheson

The SEC's focus on crypto exchanges may disrupt some business models, add compliance and paperwork costs, and perhaps trigger a sector concentration.

CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud

| Yogita Khatri

A bitcoin trader has been jailed and fined over $1.1 million for stealing bitcoin and litecoin, and then defrauding investors to repay the loss.

Korean Lawyers Urge Government to Draw Up Blockchain Rules

| Yogita Khatri

The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to introduce blockchain regulations, ASAP.