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Cryptocurrency as a means of payment
  • CMS Germany
  • Germany
  • January 18 2018

Cryptocurrencies are gaining ground as a new means of payment. But what exactly are cryptocurrencies, what benefits do they offer and what is the


Bilanzierung von Bitcoin
  • MME Legal Tax Compliance
  • Switzerland
  • January 18 2018

Die Digitalisierung hat unseren Alltag fest im Griff: Ferien werden im Internet gebucht, Informationen online beschafft, die klassischen Adressbücher


FinTech Update: Emerging Legal Trends Regarding Blockchain Technology
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

Over the course of the past few years, Blockchain technology - a platform that acts as a digital ledger for assets - has rapidly grown in prominence


SEC, NASAA, and State Regulators Caution on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

If 2017 was the year that cryptocurrencies came to the forefront of public attention, 2018 will be the year that this emerging medium of exchange


Litigation Notes on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • January 17 2018

Cryptocurrency is evolving and with that, a plethora of legal issues are likely to arise. That will undoubtedly create the requirement for courts to


Brazil: CVM Issues New Guidelines to Fund Managers Concerning Investment in Cryptocurrencies
  • Mayer Brown - Tauil & Chequer
  • Brazil
  • January 16 2018

On Friday, January 12, 2018, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), responsible for regulating the Brazilian capital market, issued a


Escobar ends Netflix feud, F1 logo issues, and brands warned of cryptocurrency cybersquatting: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • Netherlands, Thailand, Vietnam, Global, India
  • January 16 2018

The fourth amendment to the IP laws of Vietnam came into force this week, and could prove to have a major impact for brand owners looking to attain


Patent Strategies for Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are rapidly emerging as disruptive technologies. As has happened with many new technologies, particularly


Q&A with Bradley Kruger: The offshore perspective on blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • Ogier
  • Cayman Islands
  • January 15 2018

This Q&A he explores the offshore perspective on blockchain and crypto-currencies. What do offshore jurisdictions offer Crypto currency innovators


FINRA Releases 2018 Annual Regulatory and Examinations Priorities
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2018

As it does every January, FINRA released its annual Regulatory and Examinations Priorities Letter identifying areas of examination focus for the