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It might not be mainstream, but cryptocurrency is a growing way to conduct transactions, and along with that growth are attorneys moving in-house to represent companies at the heart of the technology. In this Instant Insights, we look at the recent moves among attorneys getting in on the movement.

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U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. June 13, 2018. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

It’s hard to comply with regulations that don’t exist.

That’s one reason cryptocurrency companies have formed the Blockchain Association lobbying group, which launched this week with Coinbase chief legal officer Mike Lempres as president.

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Caroline Spiezio

Caroline covers the intersection of tech and law for Corporate Counsel. She's based in San Francisco. Find her on Twitter @CarolineSpiezio.

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