Bitcoin 'Inventor' Fights Atty Fee Bid Over Sanctions - Law360 ( 12/10/2019 - 2:24pm
Bitcoin 'Inventor' Fights Atty Fee Bid Over Sanctions Law360
Kozinski's Return To Court Sparks #MeToo Ethics Questions ( 12/10/2019 - 1:02pm
Along with Monday’s appearance on behalf of David Zindel in a copyright infringement suit against Fox Searchlight Studios, he has been listed as counsel in a former federal agent's appeal of a ...,, Mainstream Media, Sparks
3 Men Accused Of Running $722M Crypto Ponzi Scheme ( 12/10/2019 - 9:55am
Law360 (December 10, 2019, 5:51 PM EST) -- New Jersey federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged three operators of purported cryptocurrency mining pool company BitClub Network with running "a modern, ..., BitClub Network, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Jersey,, Mining, Mining Pool, Network, Ponzi Scheme, United States
Bitcoin 'Inventor' Fights Atty Fee Bid Over Sanctions ( 12/10/2019 - 6:27am
Law360 (December 10, 2019, 2:24 PM EST) -- Self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright fought back Monday against a bid by his late partner’s estate for $658,581 in attorney fees and expenses ..., Bitcoin,
MoFo Sex Bias Accuser Unmasks Herself As Linklaters Bigwig ( 12/10/2019 - 4:43am
Law360 (December 10, 2019, 11:59 AM EST) -- One of two previously unnamed women behind a proposed class action accusing Morrison & Foerster of marginalizing moms identified herself Tuesday as ...,, Unnamed, Unnamed
MoFo Sex Bias Accuser Is Leading FinTech Atty., Notice Says ( 12/10/2019 - 4:01am
Law360 (December 10, 2019, 11:59 AM EST) -- One of two previously unnamed women behind a proposed class action accusing Morrison & Foerster of marginalizing moms on Tuesday identified herself as ...,, Unnamed, Unnamed
AT&T Argues No Liability In SIM Swap Crypto Theft Case ( 12/09/2019 - 2:13pm
Prominent cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin in September urged a California federal court to keep alive a similar suit against AT&T, in which Terpin is seeking $224 million from the company for ..., Case, Crypto, Cryptocurrency,, Swap, United States
Kozinski Returns To 9th Circ., On Other Side Of The Bench ( 12/09/2019 - 12:49pm
Kozinski was also recently listed as counsel in a September brief appealing a former federal agent's six-year sentence for stealing bitcoin during an investigation of the black market website Silk ..., Bitcoin,, Market, SIX
Nvidia Rips Morgan Stanley Analyst's Role In Stock-Drop Suit ( 12/06/2019 - 11:43am
Law360, Oakland, Calif. (December 6, 2019, 7:41 PM EST) -- Nvidia Corp. urged a California federal judge at a hearing Friday to throw out claims it misled investors about revenues from a ...,, United States
Indicted Ex-Longfin CEO Reaches Deal With SEC From India ( 12/06/2019 - 8:17am
Law360, New York (December 6, 2019, 4:14 PM EST) -- Venkata S. Meenavalli, the India-based former CEO of shuttered cryptocurrency company Longfin Corp. who faces criminal charges in New Jersey, has ..., CEO, Cryptocurrency, Important People, India, Jersey,, United States
What State Lawmakers Will Be Focused On In 2020 ( 12/06/2019 - 7:09am
During this year’s tax season, as part of an effort to attract blockchain-based businesses to the state, Ohio gave companies that operate there the option of paying their taxes with bitcoin. Only a ..., Bitcoin, Blockchain,, Option, United States
IRS Actively Investigating Criminal Cryptocurrency Tax Cases - Law360 ( 12/05/2019 - 7:12pm
IRS Actively Investigating Criminal Cryptocurrency Tax Cases Law360
Ripple Reiterates That Calif. Securities Suit Was Filed Too Late ( 12/05/2019 - 1:18pm
XRP is a cryptocurrency that was developed by Ripple and is used by the blockchain company to power the Ripple global payments network. Sostack’s complaint acknowledges that all XRP were created by ..., Blockchain, Cryptocurrency,, Network, Ripple, XRP
IRS Actively Investigating Criminal Cryptocurrency Tax Cases ( 12/05/2019 - 12:49pm
Fort said the IRS hopes to publicly announce the criminal cryptocurrency tax investigations during the 2020 fiscal year, which runs through September. The cases constitute new ground for the agency in ..., Cryptocurrency,
Cannabis, Crypto Cos. Expected To Be 2020 Hacker Targets ( 12/05/2019 - 11:07am
Law360 (December 5, 2019, 6:59 PM EST) -- Credit monitoring company Experian says cannabis and cryptocurrency companies will be targets of hackers in the coming year, according to the company's report ..., Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Hackers,
Crypto Co. Failed To Disclose Risks, Must Face Investor Suit ( 12/05/2019 - 9:58am
Law360 (December 5, 2019, 5:57 PM EST) -- Shuttered cryptocurrency company Kowala SEZC and its executives must face a federal securities suit because their digital coin proposal did not adequately ..., Coin, Crypto, Cryptocurrency,
Crypto Investors Seek $2.9M Judgment In ICO Fraud Suit ( 12/05/2019 - 7:23am
Law360 (December 5, 2019, 3:12 PM EST) -- A proposed class of Centra Tech investors has pushed a Florida federal court to enter a default judgment of nearly $3 million against the now-defunct ..., Centra, Crypto, Danger, Fraud, ICO,, United States
EU Takes Tough Line On Currencies Like Facebook's Libra ( 12/05/2019 - 1:48am
Stablecoins are digital currencies that are backed by actual money. Unlike crypo-currencies such as Bitcoin, which have no fixed "real world" value, they are far less volatile. The European Central ..., Bitcoin, Facebook,, Libra
Crypto Exec Kelly Loeffler Appointed To Ga. Senate Seat ( 12/04/2019 - 1:04pm
Law360 (December 4, 2019, 9:00 PM EST) -- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday his choice of Kelly Loeffler, CEO of the cryptocurrency infrastructure company Bakkt, to fill the Senate seat ...
Bakkt,, CEO, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Georgia, Important People,, United States
US Feared As Losing Ground Amid Global Fintech Advances ( 12/04/2019 - 7:46am
SEC commissioners are divided on how to address cryptocurrency markets. Commissioner Robert Jackson in a speech in June expressed concerns that underdeveloped cryptocurrency markets lack safeguards ...
Address,, Cryptocurrency, How To,, Speech
Fintech Lender SoFi Gets Virtual Currency License In NY ( 12/03/2019 - 12:08pm
Law360 (December 3, 2019, 8:02 PM EST) -- Fintech lender SoFi received the green light to open cryptocurrency trading to New Yorkers on Tuesday as the New York Department of Financial Services ..., Cryptocurrency,, United States
1 Firm Led Pack In November Dominated By Blank Check IPOs ( 12/03/2019 - 9:59am
Among others, the firm represented the underwriters for Silvergate Capital Corp., a banking company that is seeking to service customers in the cryptocurrency industry. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP ..., Cryptocurrency,
Longfin Investors Want Redo Of Network 1 Claims Decision ( 12/03/2019 - 8:28am
Network 1 also alleged that the bank statements it received could have been doctored by Longfin. Following the offering, Longfin released a series of allegedly false and misleading public ...,, Network
Ex-CFTC Chair Giancarlo To Join Willkie As Senior Counsel ( 12/02/2019 - 10:38am
Giancarlo’s focus on addressing issues surrounding cryptocurrency earned him the title of “crypto dad” from those in the industry. Notably, he oversaw the approval of Bitcoin futures products for ..., Bitcoin, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Futures,
Ethereum Co-Founder Defends Crypto Expert After LAX Arrest ( 12/02/2019 - 8:28am
Virgil Griffith was charged on Thanksgiving with one count of conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act for allegedly delivering a presentation in North Korea about ..., Crypto, Ethereum, International...,, North Korea, Speech
French Broker Merges UK Business Insurance Specialists ( 12/02/2019 - 1:45am
ICB Group specializes in brokering deals for employee benefits and business insurance. Finch also specializes in business insurance and employee cover, and lists cryptocurrency and electronic payments ..., Cryptocurrency,
Tech Whiz Accused Of Boosting North Korea Crypto Expertise ( 11/30/2019 - 1:08pm
The alleged violation occurred during an April trip to the North Korean capital to participate in a meeting called the “Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference,” prosecutors say. Griffith ..., Blockchain, Crypto, Cryptocurrency,, North Korea
Simpson Thacher-Led Crypto Miner Launches $100M IPO ( 11/29/2019 - 9:19am
Law360 (November 14, 2019, 4:10 PM EST) -- Chinese cryptocurrency miner Canaan Inc., which describes itself as the world’s second-largest maker of bitcoin mining machines, plans to raise about $100 ..., Bitcoin, Canaan, Canaan, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, IPO,, Maker, Mining
Crypto Holders Still Facing Uncertainty Over Int'l Reporting ( 11/29/2019 - 8:27am
The first well-known cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was traded through distributed ledger technology called blockchain, which has become the method of recording for nearly all cryptocurrencies. Crypto ...
Altcoins,, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Distributed, Distributed Ledger,, Ledger, Ledger
5 Things Tax Pros Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving ( 11/29/2019 - 8:27am
Rettig said he was particularly proud of and grateful for the service of IRS employees who helped shut down the world's largest darknet child exploitation website by tracking cryptocurrency ..., Cryptocurrency, Darknet,
Cryptocurrency Rivals Spar Over 'Cryptoback' Trademark ( 11/28/2019 - 9:40pm
Law360, London (November 28, 2019, 4:08 PM GMT) -- A cryptocurrency company being sued for infringement by a rival that trademarked “cryptoback” has shot back in its defense that it began using the ..., Cryptocurrency, Defense,
Investors Sue For $159M Over 'Cryptocurrency Con' - Law360 ( 11/28/2019 - 2:27pm
Investors Sue For $159M Over 'Cryptocurrency Con' Law360
Cryptocurrency Rivals Spar Over 'Cryptoback" Trademark - Law360 ( 11/28/2019 - 11:08am
Cryptocurrency Rivals Spar Over 'Cryptoback" Trademark Law360
Cryptocurrency Rivals Spar Over 'Cryptoback' Trademark - Law360 ( 11/28/2019 - 11:08am
Cryptocurrency Rivals Spar Over 'Cryptoback' Trademark Law360
8 Firms Vie To Lead Class In Crypto Suit ( 11/27/2019 - 11:11am
The company developed a blockchain strategy several years ago because the writing was on the wall for its home goods e-commerce business, the suit contends. One of the five cases seeks to extend the ..., Blockchain, Crypto,
Bitmain Can't 'Complain' About US Suit, Crypto Co. Says ( 11/27/2019 - 8:46am
Law360 (November 27, 2019, 4:44 PM EST) -- Florida cryptocurrency company United American Corp. fought back Tuesday against Chinese crypto firm Bitmain Technologies Ltd.'s request to be dismissed from ..., Bitmain, Bitmain, Crypto, Cryptocurrency,, United States
Irish Insurers Embrace Tech To Revamp Industry ( 11/27/2019 - 3:41am
A sandbox is an arrangement that allows different experts to come together and experiment with new ideas. One area of focus for the insurtech movement in Ireland will be blockchain, a data-tracking ..., Blockchain, Ireland,
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