Don’t know a Bitcoin from a Litecoin? Think blockchain is something kids play during recess? We’re here to help, counselor. Whether you’re just familiarizing yourself with the world of cryptocurrency or you’re up on the latest nuances of “mining,” you’ll find in this Instant Insights news and analysis on the myriad legal issues surrounding this fast growing technology.
Rhys Dipshan | September 21, 2017
Given the nature of token and cryptocurrency trades, investment advisors may run afoul of SEC rules concerning employees' personal trades.
Ed Silverstein | October 11, 2017
The China and South Korea bans and expected Russian regulations could impact the bitcoin business as enthusiasts wait to see what additional regulations and bans may follow.
Ian Lopez | September 05, 2017
On the heels of recent actions by Canadian regulators and the U.S. SEC, some countries may be regulating digital currency as securities. The market…
Ed Silverstein | September 20, 2017
'Many industry people believe the government's ban will effectively extinguish the hope that China becomes a global center of cryptocurrency,' attorney Pinghsan Li said.
Angela Morris | August 04, 2017
Angela Walch is one of the first law professors who have latched on to the importance of digital currencies and blockchain technology.
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