The Year in Cryptocurrency - Popular Reads in 2018

Beacon Insights by JD Supra

It's often interesting to watch the dance between technological innovation and the law, as the latter typically catches up with the former - and this has certainly been true in the realm of cryptocurrency and the rules and regulations that govern it. Representing myriad legal implications from the latest digital frontier, here are some of the most well-read posts about crypto matters published on JD Supra during 2018: 

  1. Considerations In Estate Planning For Bitcoin, Ethereum, And Other Crypto-Currencies - by Michael Kearney and Joseph Doll at Cole Schotz
  2. Digital Cops and Cyber Robbers: OFAC Guidance on Crypto Currency - by Fatema Merchant at Sheppard Mullin
  3. Ohio Court Holds Stolen Cryptocurrency Constitutes Covered Property Under Homeowner’s Policy - by Ryan Vanderford at Pillsbury
  4. State Regulations On Virtual Currency And Blockchain Technologies (Updated) - by Matthew Kohen and Justin Wales at Carlton Fields
  5. Cryptocurrencies & State Tax: Transactions with Virtual Currency - by Alysse McLoughlinAlan Schwartz, and Mark Yopp at McDermott Will & Emery
  6. Coinbase Cannot Force Noncustomers to Arbitrate Suit Alleging Violations of BSA/AML Duties - by Priya Roy at Ballard Spahr
  7. Congress and Cryptocurrency: The Elephant in the Room - by Ana BulingJennifer DePalmaJ. C. Boggs, and Matthew Hanson at King & Spalding
  8. SEC Enforcement Trends: Highlights from Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018 - by Eric YoungAlexis Caloza, and Michael Dicke at Fenwick & West
  9. Institutions Adopt Cryptocurrencies, CFTC Warns on Smart Contracts, “Crypto-sweep” Continues - by Brian Bartish and Robert Musiala Jr. at BakerHostetler
  10. OFAC Issues Cryptocurrency Compliance Guidance - by Kevin Scanlan at Kramer Levin
  11. New York AG Puts Crypto Exchanges In The Crosshairs - by George Calhoun at Ifrah PLLC
  12. SEC Flexes Funny Bone in Fictional Token Offering - by Pengtao Teng at Proskauer
  13. Our Music Festival- Empowering a Decentralized Fanbase with Blockchain - by Alexandra Bear at Sheppard Mullin


[*This data is derived from Beacon Insights, JD Supra's market intelligence dashboard. To discover more about cryptocurrency and related legal issues, including leading interest by industry, top authors, trends, and additional market intelligence, read about Beacon Insights here. Contact us to learn how your marketing and BD teams can grow business with Beacon Insights.]

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