Bitcoin and blockchain are no longer tech-nerd abstractions. Digital currency is becoming a significant part of doing business these days, as the law plays catch-up to regulate it. In this Instant Insights, we look at the impact that cryptocurrency is having on the legal marketplace and the practice of law.
Frank Ready | February 21, 2019
JPMorgan has created a prototype of a digital coin that will make it faster for clients to transfer money. But these coins could also require the bank to pay even closer attention to cybersecurity and new regulations.
Andrew Messios | February 25, 2019
Despite having a well-known and long-standing relationship, the two firms had previously never published research together.
Cheryl Miller | February 25, 2019
California legislators this week introduced a bill that would require the state starting in 2020 to accept 'stablecoins.'
MP McQueen | February 06, 2019
A recent ruling by the Third District Court of Appeal in Florida highlights how laws have been evolving around the treatment of cryptocurrencies, prominent blockchain/digital currency lawyers say.
MP McQueen | February 21, 2019
It’s the first move by a U.S. bank—the nation’s largest at more than $2.6 trillion in assets—and is likely to make a significant impact on banking, cryptocurrency and the economy, he said.
Gino Cheng and Wakako Inaba, Winston & Strawn | February 05, 2019
In the quest for security, decentralization, and scalability, only two of the three requirements can be achieved simultaneously. Is the compromise on the third requirement something that a cautious company can live with?
Zach Schlein | January 31, 2019
The appellate court's opinion could open the door for cracking down on unregulated Bitcoin trading.
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