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Claim For Fraudulent Wire Transfer Under Commercial Crime Policy Found to be Covered, Although Denial Not In Bad Faith
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • China, USA
  • September 19 2016

Principle Solutions Group, LLC, an information technology company, lost $1.717 million when it became the victim of a fraud scheme for which it sought


Doing Business in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Global, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

Australia is a great place to do business, offering a powerful combination of economic, legal and geographic advantages. Our 25 years of


Virtual Currency May Not Be Money but Dismissal Is Real
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2016

Is bitcoin money? Not according to a Florida judge who threw out criminal charges against a defendant accused of money laundering and acting as an


Virtual Currencies: Court Rules that Selling Bitcoin Is Not Money Transmitting and Selling Bitcoin to Criminals Is Not a Crime
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

In State of Florida v. Espinoza, a trial court in Miami recently dismissed all charges against an individual Bitcoin exchanger, who was arrested in a


Florida Court: Bitcoin Isn’t “Money”, and Selling It Isn’t “Transmission”
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

A Florida criminal court has exonerated a defendant charged with violating state money transmission and money laundering laws. In Florida v. Espinoza


Banks the Latest Targets in Website Accessibility Claims
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Banks that wish to protect themselves from potentially complicated and costly litigation should consider taking the necessary steps to ensure they


Judge rules Bitcoin is not money, causing fear, frustration in law enforcement, investigative circles
  • Barbri Inc
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

A recently-issued ruling by a South Florida judge that Bitcoin is not money, but equates more to property, is causing some consternation in the


US rules on Bitcoin (and what the EU thinks)
  • CMS
  • European Union, USA
  • July 28 2016

Bitcoin has become increasingly popular as a virtual currency. It is estimated that venture capital investments in the currency now total more than


CFTC Bitfinex Enforcement Action
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

On June 2, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") issued an order against Hong Kong based cryptocurrency exchange BFXNA Inc. doing


11th Cir. Upholds Denial of Arbitration, Holds Trial Not Required If No Genuine Issue of Material Fact
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

In a case involving the enforceability of so-called "clickwrap" web-based agreements, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit recently