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NFT fraud: the English court recognises NFTs as ‘property’ and makes proprietary interim remedies available to protect investors

United Kingdom - June 27 2022 In an important ruling,1 the English High Court has recognised for the first time that there is an arguable case that non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are…

Andrew Hearn, Jennifer Hutchings, Daniel Natoff, Annabelle Nelsson

“WRONG”: U.S. Court Affirms Sanctions Risks in Virtual Currency Transactions

USA - June 1 2022 In a pithy May 13, 2022, unsealed Memorandum Opinion (“Opinion”), U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui, citing multiple Saturday Night Live YouTube…

Navpreet K. Moonga, Darshak S. Dholakia, Betsy Feuerstein, Hrishikesh N. Hari, Brooklynn Moore, Jeremy B. Zucker

Not So Stable: Stablecoin Volatility Causing Turmoil in Crypto Markets

USA - May 25 2022 Cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity in recent years. As we have reported in recent OnPoints, the Swift growth and adoption of cryptocurrencies…

Andrew S. Boutros, Steven A. Engel, David N. Kelley, Michael H. McGinley, Andrew J. Schaffer

SEC Tags Nvidia for Alleged Disclosure Insufficiencies in its Cryptocurrency Mining Business

USA - May 19 2022 The recent boom in cryptocurrency markets has corresponded with increased demand for semiconductors since cryptocurrency mining—the process of…

Andrew S. Boutros, Steven A. Engel, David N. Kelley, Siobhan M. Namazi, Jonathan R. Streeter

Biden Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets: A Critical Opportunity to Shape Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Policy

USA - April 1 2022 On Wednesday, March 9, President Biden issued an Executive Order entitled Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets.1 The President’s order…

Chanté Eliaszadeh, Andrew S. Boutros, Steven A. Engel, Paul C. Kingsbery, Mark D. Perlow, Andrew J. Schaffer