NFT Summit: Current & Future Regulatory Landscape

As non-fungible tokens ("NFTs") continue to capture the public's attention and dominate the blockchain world, many involved in the space are now seeing the complexity of the space in which NFTs operate. What makes NFTs so unique? What are NFT rights? How do I report my NFT? Managing partner, … Read more about NFT Summit: Current & Future Regulatory Landscape

Understanding the Rise of NFTs

If you have any tangible connection to the crypto space, by now you have definitely heard of NFTs. What’s incredible is that even if you have no connection to the crypto space, there is still a good chance that you’ve heard about NFTs. This is remarkable because as little as a few months ago, … Read more about Understanding the Rise of NFTs

DAOs: A Legal Analysis

This article is a law and regulatory focused missive on Distributed Autonomous Organizations (“DAO” or “DAOs”). I want to be clear that we are big fans of these structures and believe that they will have a major impact on our society because they can fundamentally alter how businesses are formed and … Read more about DAOs: A Legal Analysis

Unstoppable Domains: Crypto’s Legal Challenges

Cryptocurrency remains a bleeding-edge industry, but with pioneering decentralized finance, navigating crypto's ever-changing and uncertain regulatory waters still poses signifcant challenges and potential risks. Earlier this month, firm founder and Managing Partner Dave Rodman, joined the team … Read more about Unstoppable Domains: Crypto’s Legal Challenges

FinCEN’s De Facto Crypto Ban

TL;DR: Click here to comment on FinCEN’s rule-making. If you don't have time to write your own comment you can cut and copy the text at the bottom of this page and submit it as your own. A lot has been written about the Treasury Department and FinCEN's "midnight rulemaking" efforts regarding … Read more about FinCEN’s De Facto Crypto Ban

SEC Tries (and Fails) to Expand the Private Markets

On August 26, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced several changes to the “accredited investor” definition, adding new categories of the eligible individual and corporate candidates for private capital markets. Passed in a 3-2 Commission vote, the agency press release … Read more about SEC Tries (and Fails) to Expand the Private Markets

Cryptocurrency’s Window in Wyoming  

In recent years, cryptocurrency has gained significant interest and traction via the passage of numerous bills in one of the country’s least populated states – Wyoming. While federal regulatory authorities have struggled to clearly regulate and classify crypto markets, Wyoming has passed over a … Read more about Cryptocurrency’s Window in Wyoming  

Block.one to Pay $24 million SEC Penalty

On September 30, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced the settlement of a $24 million penalty with blockchain company Block.one, as a result of the company’s recent unregistered initial coin offering (“ICO”). In the press release, SEC officials detail the unlisted ICO, … Read more about Block.one to Pay $24 million SEC Penalty