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.
In late July 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) did what many had expected for quite some time: It issued guidance that tokens—essentially assets, or ownership shares bought with cryptocurrency—can be regulated as securities under federal securities laws.
The threat of cyberattack looms large for law firms. In 2016, the year of the breach," a seemingly endless barrage of law firm security incidents were front and center in industry news and the pace hasn t slowed.
You must take steps now to protect against cyberattacks or risk losing millions in fines once the European Union adopts a new law.
Get up to speed on ransomware attacks, its implications to your firm, how to respond if one occurs and the best cybersecurity steps to protect and prevent one from occurring in the first place.
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