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An Introduction to Crypto for Financial Services Professionals

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In the last couple of years, cryptocurrencies went from a fringe discussion to seemingly everywhere around us. Join Ulmer partner Nathan W. Lamb as he helps financial services professionals navigate this new reality. In this...more

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Real Estate Transactions: Physical vs. Virtual

In our previous NFT Newsroom posts, we explored the differences between virtual real estate and physical real estate as well as the process of leasing virtual land in metaverse. Today, we are focused on the comparison between...more

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Tax Considerations for Transactions of Non-Fungible Tokens

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Creators, investors, users, and dealers of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are at the forefront of the intersection of art, music, sports, entertainment, and technology — and they are simultaneously charting a new path when it...more

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Investing in Metaverse Real Estate: Mind the Gap Between Recognized and Realized Potential

The Metaverse is an immersive world combining virtual reality and augmented reality, where users are represented by avatars and roam virtual spaces. It comprises a variety of platforms and environments that can be explored,...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

The Digital Gold Rush: Should Your Company Accept Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum. You have likely heard of these terms as cryptocurrencies, and Bitcoin in particular, have seen immense growth in recent years, the so-called “digital gold rush.” In 2021, cryptocurrencies,...more

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DOL Warns 401(k) Plan Fiduciaries about Cryptocurrency Investments

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Investments in Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are becoming more and more mainstream. Driven by outrageous returns, and presenting outrageous volatility and risk, both traditional institutional and individual...more

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Crypto Payment Offerings Launch; Exchanges Achieve Foreign Approvals; Ukraine Legalizes Crypto; Regulators Issue Warnings; $28M in...

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A large U.S.-based financial services company launched its crypto services arm last week, providing consumers with a platform to buy and sell cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). According to reports, the...more

Pillsbury - Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Buying Real Estate in the Metaverse: Wallets, Fees and Terms of Service

Anyone who has ever been involved in a real estate purchase knows how complicated the process can be. Determining where and what one wishes to purchase, deciding how best to finance the transaction, even knowing exactly why...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

The Sec Had No Love For Blockfi This Valentine’s Day

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has not hesitated to conclude that crypto assets are securities subject to the Securities Act of 1933, but with BlockFi, the SEC went a step further and, for the first time with...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Can We Pay Our Employees in Cryptocurrency? A 2022 Update.

Shortly after his election in November 2021, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that he would accept his first three paychecks in Bitcoin. On January 20, 2022, the day before his first paycheck from the City was...more

Ulmer & Berne LLP

[Webinar] An Introduction to Crypto for Financial Services Professionals - March 29th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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In the last couple of years, cryptocurrencies went from a fringe discussion to seemingly everywhere around us. Join Ulmer partner Nathan W. Lamb as he helps financial services professionals navigate this new reality. He will...more

Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

Hermès and Nike Trademark Disputes Will Explore Defenses to Trademarks Used on NFTs

Lawsuits involving NFTs are on an acute rise. A few weeks ago, French luxury brand Hermès filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against an individual named Mason Rothschild over his “MetaBirkins,” a collection of 100 NFTs on...more

Proskauer - Blockchain and the Law

House Committee Hearing Explores Cryptocurrency Energy Use, Bringing to Mind ESG Issues and Opportunities

On January 20, 2022, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce (the “Committee”) held a hearing on the energy consumption associated with cryptocurrency activity....more

Venable LLP

“Are You Guys Into Crypto???”: Celebrities Promoting Cryptocurrencies Become Class Action Targets

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A class action lawsuit filed against Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather, and former professional basketball player Paul Pierce earlier this month underscores the need for celebrity endorsers to take care when they approach any...more

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Content Distribution on the Blockchain: A Case Study in the Use of Smart Contracts

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I. What We Saw in 2021 - The year 2021 saw enormous growth in the use, interest and diversification of blockchain technologies. From the rise of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as a digital art medium to the establishment of...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Metaplex Raises $46 Million For New NFT Protocol

THE GROWTH OF NFTS - Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) had their best year ever in 2021. Although the concept of NFTs dates back to 2015, they’re now a mainstream phenomenon with big name brands—such as Asics and...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Crossing the Wires of Energy and Cryptocurrency Policy: U.S. Congress Investigates the Environmental Impact of Crypto Mining

The rapid adoption of cryptocurrency and other popular blockchain applications has captured our global economy’s attention. Even as the value of cryptocurrencies slid from their all-time highs, the promise of these digital...more

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AD-ttorneys@law - February 2022

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Washington State Debates Personal Data Protections - Will the Evergreen State join Colorado and Cali and flick the data off-switch?...more

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Crypto Chaos: EthereumMax Executives, Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and Paul Pierce Sued in Cryptocurrency Advertising...

Cryptocurrency, social media, and celebrity or influencer endorsements have all been top of mind recently, including for advertisers. A newly filed lawsuit is asking a federal court to consider the intersection of these...more

Harness IP

What the Ethereum Name Service is and Why it May Be Important to Act Now

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A generation ago, few could have imagined how important a brand name followed by a funny-looking “.com” suffix would be to every business. But then thousands of dollars soon traded hands between businesses that were behind...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Cryptocurrency Primer

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We’ve previously written about the push for greater regulation of digital currency and a growing number of lawsuits targeting cryptocurrency companies and their celebrity endorsers. Notwithstanding cryptocurrencies’...more

Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

My Apes are Gone - Lessons from Runaway Apes

Todd Kramer, the owner of Ross + Kramer Gallery, was reported to have tweeted on December 30, 2021 to seek help: “I have been hacked. All my apes gone. This just sold please help me.” According to the news, Mr. Kramer’s...more

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US Banks Launch New Stablecoin; NFT Markets Expand; OCC Promotes Stablecoin Regulation; Blockchain Networks Evolve; Exchange...

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US Banks Launch New Stablecoin, Data Shows Increasing Interest in Crypto - In a recent press release, an association of FDIC-insured financial institutions announced the launch of the USDF Consortium (Consortium). The...more

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“Are You Guys Into Crypto????”: Celebrities Promoting Cryptocurrencies Become Class Action Targets

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A class action lawsuit filed against Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather, and former professional basketball player Paul Pierce earlier this month underscores the need for celebrity endorsers to take care when they approach any...more

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NFTs - What’s New in 2022

As explained in our prior posts, NFTs exploded in popularity in 2021. This trend has continued into 2022 with new NFT projects launching daily....more

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