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Stunning Collapse of Global Cryptocurrency Exchange FTX Leads to Bankruptcy

USA - November 15 2022 In a sudden and stunning collapse, FTX, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange, run by 30-year-old Sam Bankman-Fried along with more than…

Michael T. Delaney, Elizabeth A. Green, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Keith R. Murphy, Veronica Reynolds, Jorian L. Rose, Joanna F. Wasick

DOJ Seizes Over $3 Billion in Historic Crypto Dark Web Fraud Case

USA - November 14 2022 On November 7, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had seized more than $3.36 billion worth of bitcoin as part of a…

Carlos F. Ortiz, Shade I. Quailey, Michelle N. Tanney

US District Court Finds LBRY Tokens Are Securities

USA - November 11 2022 In 2016, crypto startup LBRY launched the LBRY network and the LBRY protocol, described by LBRY as a decentralized content sharing and publishing…

Kevin R. Edgar, Adam D. Gale, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Veronica Reynolds, Joanna F. Wasick

Crypto Products and DeFi Pilot Launch; Reports Address NFT Royalties, Ethereum PoS Efficiency; IRS, CFTC, Address Crypto; Exchange Hacked for $28M

USA - November 4 2022 In a press release published this week, a major U.S. cross-border payments and money transfer company announced a new service in its existing mobile…

Robert A. Musiala Jr., Amos Kim, Sydney Park

Major U.S. Crypto Exchange Consents to $29 Million Penalty for Historic BSA and OFAC Violations

USA - October 24 2022 On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)…

Jonathan A. Forman, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Keith R. Murphy, Veronica Reynolds, Joanna F. Wasick