On Feb. 18, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a $507,375 settlement with BitPay, Inc., an Atlanta-based payment processing company that enables
Continue Reading OFAC Resolution with BitPay Highlights Importance of Sanctions Compliance for All Companies Engaged in Digital Currency Transactions

This practice note covers recent market trends in distributed ledger/Blockchain capital funding and regulation. It focuses on the legal framework for capital formation using distributed ledger/Blockchain technology to enable offerings
Continue Reading Market Trends 2019/20: Blockchain Security Token Offerings (STOs) – Regulations, Risks, Opportunities, and Potential for Riches

In March 2020, a Southern District of New York court issued a significant decision in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Telegram Group Inc. et al., strengthening the U.S. government’s
Continue Reading Another Significant Cryptocurrency Decision: SEC v. Kik Interactive Inc. and Token Offerings Under the Securities Laws

On Sept. 21, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the OCC) issued guidance pertaining to whether national banks could hold stablecoin reserves. That same day, the Securities


Continue Reading The OCC and SEC’s FinHub Issue Guidance on Fiat-Backed Stablecoin Reserves