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South Korea Does Not Intend to Shut Down Cryptocurrency Trading

South Korea is one of the world’s largest markets for cryptocurrency trading and we have previously reported here and here on steps taken by that government in the cryptocurrency space.

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Cryptocurrency, South Korea

SEC Halts One of the Largest ICOs Ever

The U.S. SEC announced today that it had obtained a court order to halt and freeze the assets of what is likely one of the largest initial coin offerings ever.

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ICO, SEC, US

TRO Granted in Bitconnect ICO Lawsuit

We previously reported how, in the Tezos litigation, the court denied a temporary restraining order that sought to enjoin the defendants from selling, transferring, converting, or otherwise disposing of any

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ICO, Litigation, US

Coincheck Suffers Largest Cryptocurrency Hack

Last Friday, Coincheck, which calls itself the leading Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange in Asia, acknowledged that it had been hacked and that 500 million of its NEM tokens (valued at

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Cryptocurrency

Vermont City To Use Blockchain For Land Records

Propy, a California-based blockchain startup, announced that it is partnering with the city of South Burlington, Vermont, to use blockchain

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Real Estate, US

China May End ICO Ban

At a blockchain conference in Thailand, a Chinese official indicated that that the blanket ban on ICOs in China might

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China, ICO

Further CFTC Enforcement

The CFTC disclosed today that, on January 16, in a case initially filed under seal, the CFTC sued and froze

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CFTC, Cryptocurrency, Litigation, US

SEC Chairman Gets Tough With Lawyers

In a speech at the Securities Regulation Institute yesterday, U.S. SEC Chairman Clayton delivered some pretty blunt (and, according to

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ICO, SEC, Securities, US

The Tax Implications of Cryptocurrencies

Among the many areas of law that will have to continue to evolve around cryptocurrencies is the tax law.  In

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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Tax, US

CFTC Enforcement

We have previously discussed the position taken by the U.S. SEC with respect to cryptocurrencies. But the US Commodity Futures Trading

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CFTC, Litigation, US

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