On Jan. 25, 2024, the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Division of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (collectively, the “Agencies”) jointly issued a press

Continue Reading Hawaii’s Money Transmitters Modernization Act Will No Longer Apply to Cryptocurrency Activities

On Oct. 23, 2023, FinCEN published an NPRM that identifies international CVC mixing as “a class of transactions of primary money laundering concern,” and finds that imposing additional recordkeeping and

Continue Reading FinCEN Proposes Rule to Address Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks Associated with CVC Mixing

On Sept. 18, 2023, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a press release announcing updates to its ongoing oversight of the digital asset space, including (1)

Continue Reading NYDFS Updates Guidance on Virtual Coin-Listing/Delisting Frameworks and the Greenlist

Digital assets are an increasingly important part of modern society. That was the conclusion the UK Law Commission reached in its final report on digital assets that was published recently

Continue Reading UK Court Grapples with Cryptocurrency Preservation and Enforcement Issues

On July 13, 2023, in a highly anticipated decision for the cryptocurrency industry, a Southern District of New York court granted in part and denied in part the parties’ cross

Continue Reading SEC v. Ripple Labs, Inc., et al.: A Turning Point in Cryptocurrency Jurisprudence?

On Feb. 23, 2023, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) (collectively

Continue Reading Federal Reserve, FDIC, and OCC Issue 2nd Joint Statement Highlighting Liquidity Risks to Banks Engaged in Crypto-Asset-Related Activities