China Cracks Down Again on Cryptocurrency

August 22

On August 17, the central district of Chaoyang in Beijing issued a notice telling hotels, shopping malls, and office buildings in the area to refrain from hosting cryptocurrency events.  The same South China Morning Post article that confirmed the ban also reported that at least eight blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused online media outlets – some of which raised several million dollars in venture capital – found their official public accounts on WeChat blocked.

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David Zaslowsky has a degree in computer science and, before going to Yale Law School, was a computer programmer. He is currently the Chairman of the Litigation Department of the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on international litigation and arbitration. He has been involved in cases in trial and appellate courts across the United States and before arbitral institutions around the world. Many of David’s cases, including some patent cases, have related to technology. Since 2008, David has been included in Chambers for his expertise in international arbitration.

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