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NFTs for retailers: A world of promise and peril

USA - January 11 2022 In the past year, fashion, retail, and beauty brands have begun experimenting with various approaches to non-fungible tokens (NFTs)—digital assets…

Evan Abrams, Meegan Brooks, Ryan Pereira

FDIC and OCC join President’s working group on financial markets in calling for new stablecoin legislation, oversight

USA - November 18 2021 On November 1, 2021, the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of…

Evan Abrams, Jack R. Hayes, Nicholas Turner, Jason M. Weinstein

Previewing the SEC Division of Enforcement’s Annual Report

USA - November 15 2021 The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Enforcement (Division) will soon release its annual report, laying out the Division’s work…

Elizabeth H. Baird, Stacie R. Hartman, Matthew Kulkin

Build Back Better 'Wash Sales' Legislation Would Impact Currency, Commodity, Options, and Digital Asset Markets

USA - November 2 2021 On October 28, 2021, the House Rules Committee released the latest version of HR 5376, the Build Back Better Act. This draft reflects the most recent…

Micah S. Green, Matthew Kulkin, Lisa M. Zarlenga

OFAC Issues Compliance Guidance for the Virtual Currency Industry

USA - October 18 2021 On October 15, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued anticipated Sanctions Compliance Guidance for…

Evan Abrams, Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, David M. Stetson, Nicholas Turner, Wendy Wysong