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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 technology to record real estate conveyance documents.  The goal will

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Real Estate, US

Further CFTC Enforcement

The CFTC disclosed today that, on January 16, in a case initially filed under seal, the CFTC sued and froze the assets of the creators of a supposed cryptocurrency called

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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 the Commissioner, “stern”) words to lawyers and other professionals.  He

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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 the United States, as far back as 2014, the Internal

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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

SEC Temporarily Halts Trading of Blockchain Company’s Stock

UBIA is a Hong Kong company that focuses on the research and application of blockchain technology, with a focus on

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Litigation, SEC, US

$4 Billion Crypto-Promoter Ordered to Halt Fraudulent Sales

The Texas State Securities Board said yesterday that it entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to halt the multiple

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Cryptocurrency, Litigation, US

ICO Lawsuits

One of the big questions surrounding ICOs is whether the “coin” (or token) offered in the ICO is considered a

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Cryptocurrency, DAO, ICO, Litigation, SEC, Securities, US

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