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SEC Settles With Bitqyck For Over $8.3 Million Resolving Claims Of Unlawful Token Sales
While the SEC's repeated enforcement actions have reduced the frequency of new blockchain token sales, companies have continued to engage in them, sometimes without regard to prior SEC
United States
11 Sep 2019
Remittance Transfer Rule Enforcement Heats Up
Via a consent order issued last week, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) settled its first enforcement action based on violations
United States
10 Sep 2019
The Supreme Court May Have Undermined The U.S. Government's Ability To Enforce The Bank Secrecy Act
As set forth in an article I co-authored, which was published this month in The Banking Law Journal, the Supreme Court's recent decision in Kisor v. Wilkie could
United States
9 Sep 2019
SEC And FINRA Issue Joint Statement On Broker-Dealer Custody Of Digital Asset Securities
The SEC and FINRA, the self-regulatory organization that oversees broker-dealers, issued an unusual joint statement on July 8, 2019, to address questions, raised recently by various participants in businesses ...
United States
15 Jul 2019
More Money, More Problems — Cryptoassets And Art In Divorce
Two asset types that can be underestimated in their complexity in divorce are digital assets and art.
United States
1 Mar 2019
Navigating The Risks Of Blockchain Technology In Commercial Real Estate
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether continue to dominate the headlines, but these tokens could not exist without blockchain.
United States
15 Feb 2019
Federal Court Denies SEC's Motion To Halt ICO In Narrow Ruling
On November 27, 2018, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California denied a motion for preliminary injunction ...
United States
18 Dec 2018
A Big November For The SEC's Regulation Of Crypto: What Does It Mean?
November 2018 was a busy month for the SEC's burgeoning regulation of digital assets. In the first action of its kind ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
Navigating The Challenges & Opportunities Of A Burgeoning Middle Market
In a recent article for Forbes, Ronald Shechtman, Managing Partner of Pryor Cashman and a member of the Forbes New York Business Council, examined the unique opportunities and challenges facing midsize companies in today's market.
United States
30 Nov 2018
Foreign Governments Investigate Banks' Refusal To Offer Accounts To Crypto Companies (Video)
Recently, Chilean and Brazilian governmental agencies have begun investigating banks for refusing to offer bank accounts to cryptocurrency companies.
27 Sep 2018
DFS Renews Lawsuit Against OCC Over FinTech Charters
After a prior dismissal of the New York State Department of Financial Services' lawsuit against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ...
United States
25 Sep 2018
FinCEN Head Suggests All ICOs Are Money Transmissions Subject To Regulation
FinCEN Head Suggests All ICOs Are Money Transmissions Subject To Regulation
United States
21 Sep 2018
New York DFS Approves Stablecoins (Video)
On September 10, 2018, the New York Department of Financial Services granted approvals to Paxos and Gemini to offer price-stable cryptocurrencies, or "stablecoins," signifying that regulators are open...
United States
20 Sep 2018
New York DFS Sues OCC Over Newly-Announced National FinTech Charters
In July 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced it would begin accepting national bank charter applications from nondepository FinTech companies
United States
20 Sep 2018
New York Federal Court Rules Initial Coin Offerings May Have Been Illegal Securities Offerings (Video)
On September 11, 2018, a Brooklyn federal court ruled that the government's case against Maksim Zaslavskiy
United States
18 Sep 2018
New York Federal Court Says Seller Of Crypto Tokens May Have Violated Securities Laws (Video)
In this vlog, Jeffrey Alberts, co-head of Pryor Cashman's FinTech Group, explains how securities laws apply to initial coin offerings and the significance of the court's decision.
United States
18 Sep 2018
Feds Arrest Man Who Allegedly Operated Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange as a Teen
Last week, a Bitcoin dealer was arrested on 31 criminal charges, all of which appear to stem from operating a Bitcoin exchange without a license.
United States
2 Sep 2018
Trading Bitcoin Illegal In Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has taken the position that Bitcoin is now illegal in Saudi Arabia. SAMA published a warning drafted by its Standing Committee
Saudi Arabia
24 Aug 2018
How To Apply For An OCC FinTech Charter (Video)
As we previously reported, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced in July that it would begin accepting applications from FinTech companies ...
United States
22 Aug 2018
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