On Feb. 14, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged crypto lending platform BlockFi Lending LLC (BlockFi) with (1) failing to register the offers and sales of its crypto
Continue Reading SEC’s BlockFi Order Signals Further Scrutiny of DeFi

The digital asset and blockchain sector in 2021 saw exponential growth and adoption fueled by stablecoins, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (DeFi), and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Headed into 2022,
Continue Reading Digital Assets Sector: What to Watch for in 2022

On Nov. 23, 2021, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a joint
Continue Reading US Federal Banking Regulators Release Joint Statement on ‘Crypto-Asset Policy Sprint Initiative’

On Nov. 1, 2021, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) joined with the president’s Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG) to
Continue Reading President’s Working Group on Financial Markets Releases Report and Recommendations on Stablecoins

The U.S. Senate passed its infrastructure bill (the “Bill”) that includes additional cryptocurrency reporting requirements, which are expected to generate $28 billion in revenue. The Bill currently does not provide

Continue Reading UPDATED: Infrastructure Bill Contains New Cryptocurrency Reporting Requirements

On July 5, 2021, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, released its findings from a yearlong review documenting the progress that its
Continue Reading New Report Shows Majority of ‘Financial Action Task Force’ Countries Have Not Implemented Virtual Asset Guidance