Digital Currencies Regulatory Landscape: Recent Enforcement Developments

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Blockchain, News, Regulation | September 25, 2018 By:

On September 11, 2018, US financial regulatory authorities and a New York Federal District Court were busy enforcing the federal securities laws against virtual currency companies. On that day, four important virtual currency-related enforcement decisions were delivered:

  1. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies.

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US Regulators Use Carrots and Sticks For ICOs and Crypto Investments

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law | June 8, 2018 By:

US state and federal regulators recently offered carrots to guide market actors toward better behavior and are using the stick of enforcement actions to discourage fraud in ICOs and other cryptocurrency-related offerings.

 The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently issued guidance for the listing of virtual currency derivative products to registered exchanges and clearinghouses in Staff Advisory No.

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