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NFT Initiatives Launch; OFAC Adds Crypto Public Keys to SDN List; Treasury Dept. Publishes Crypto Reports; Crypto Enforcement and Hacks Continue

USA - September 23 2022 A South Korean technology company has reportedly launched a weeklong promotion in the metaverse. According to reports…

Ethereum Moves to PoS; Firms Launch Crypto, NFT Initiatives; EO Crypto Energy Impact Report Published; Crypto Addressed by OFAC, DOJ, SEC, U.S. Senators

USA - September 16 2022 After years of development and delays, Ethereum’s long-awaited “merge” occurred this week, changing the network’s consensus mechanism from…

NFT Initiatives Launch Across Markets; US Banking Regulators Address Crypto; DOJ and Congress Target Crypto Fraud; FBI Cites Risks as DeFi Hacks Continue

USA - September 9 2022 According to a recent press release, a major ticket sales and distribution company announced that event organizers who sell tickets on its platform…

Combatting Fraud and Corruption in the NFT Market

USA - August 30 2022 On Oct. 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team to tackle investigations…

Top 5 Digital Asset Litigation and Investigation Trends of 2022

USA - August 29 2022 Digital assets have pushed courts to adapt traditional litigation procedures to provide relief to defrauded plaintiffs. Government agencies have also…

NFT Market Research Published; Crypto Issues Addressed by FDIC, US Representatives and Foreign Regulators; DOJ Targets Crypto Fraud Scheme

USA - August 26 2022 According to a recent report, iconic fashion brands from ready-to-wear sportswear to haute Couture have been reaping the financial rewards of their…

Developer Arrested Following OFAC Sanctions of the Tornado Cash Protocol

USA - August 22 2022 The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued the first-ever smart contracts sanction, and its…

The Tax Man Is Back: IRS Issues First John Doe Summons in 2022 to Major Crypto Platform, Seeking Treasure Trove of Information on Tax Noncompliance

USA - August 22 2022 The IRS issued its fourth John Doe summons against digital asset platform sFOX, seeking information regarding user identity and…

NFT Endorsements Scrutinized; Bank Crypto Guidance Issued; DOJ, CFTC and SEC Bring Crypto Enforcement Actions; Research Finds Crypto Insider Trading

USA - August 19 2022 According to reports, one of the world’s largest social media platforms recently expanded its NFT (non-fungible token) initiative, allowing users in…

Crypto Products Launch, Gain Approvals; OFAC Sanctions Crypto Mixer; SEC Publishes ICO Consent Order; Report Cites Criminal Use of Cross-Chain Bridges

USA - August 12 2022 According to a press release this week, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NY DFS) has authorized two subsidiaries of Zero Hash…