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US opposes effort of imprisoned trader to have Supreme Court consider overturning conviction for spoofing
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2018

The Department of Justice opposed the efforts of the first individual convicted of spoofing under a Dodd-Frank law to have the US Supreme Court hear


The CFTC and Virtual Currencies: Amidst All the Hype, Don’t Forget “Commodity” is still a Defined Term
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

The Internet recently erupted with news reports and law firm legal alerts broadcasting the endorsement by a federal court of the Commodity Futures


Regulators and Courts Clarify Virtual Currency Regulation, but Overall Framework Remains Murky
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 12 2018

This update serves to cover virtual currency regulatory developments over the past two months in the U.S., U.K. and EU. This follows our previous


Bridging the Week by Gary DeWaal: April 2 to 6 and April 9, 2018 (Kospi 200; Irrevocability; Virtual Currencies; CFTC Jurisdiction)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2018

A United States appeals court said that the Commodity Exchange Act’s prohibition against spoofing and other conduct could potentially apply in


Stage Set for Second-Ever Criminal Spoofing Trial
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

A judge in the District of Connecticut paved the way last month for what the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has described as "the second spoofing


Federal Court Ruling Recognizes CFTC Jurisdiction over Cryptocurrencies as Commodities
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) scored a victory in its effort to assert jurisdiction over portions of the cryptocurrency and


SEC and CFTC Chairmen Testify before Senate on Cryptoasset Regulation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2018

Last month, SEC chairman Jay Clayton and CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo testified before the Senate Banking Committee on their agencies’


District Court recognizes CFTC authority to regulate virtual currency as commodities
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

On March 6, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted the CFTC’s request for preliminary injunction against defendants


US District Court rules virtual currencies are commodities
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

On March 6, 2018, the Eastern District of New York was the first federal court to rule that virtual currencies, also referred to as cryptocurrencies


Eastern District Of New York Grants Preliminary Injunction In Opinion Backing CFTC’s Authority To Regulate Cryptocurrency
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

On March 6, 2018, Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered a preliminary injunction