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BaFin publishes a consumer warning for ICOs
  • K&L Gates
  • Germany
  • November 16 2017

Echoing thoughts from the FCA recently, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) issued a formal warning to investors and consumers


Newly Released Virtual-Currency Businesses Act Augurs Increased State Regulation of Bitcoin, Ether, and other Digital and Crypto Currencies
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

On October 9, 2017, the Uniform Law Commission released the final version of its Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act (“VCBA”). The


Newly Released Virtual-Currency Businesses Act Augurs Increased State Regulation of Bitcoin, Ether, and other Digital and Crypto Currencies
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • November 7 2017

The Uniform Law Commission (“ULC”) is an organization focused on developing and preparing “non-partisan, well-conceived, and well-drafted” state


Initial Coin OfferingsA Singapore Perspective
  • Jones Day
  • Singapore
  • November 1 2017

As interest continues to grow in virtual currencies, blockchain technology and initial coin offerings, governments are evaluating the benefits and


Regulators Weigh in on Digital Assets, Tokens, Securities, and Derivative Instruments Used in ICOs
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

The rise of blockchain technology ventures raising money preternaturally through initial coin offerings and token generation events


MFSA issues Media Release regarding Investments in Virtual Currencies
  • WH Partners
  • Malta
  • October 23 2017

In line with the Government’s policy to develop the Digital Economy, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) is considering the manner in


CFTC Issues Primer on Virtual Currencies, Claims Certain Virtual Tokens Fall Under Its Oversight
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

On October 17, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the release of “A CFTC Primer of Virtual Currencies” (Primer) issued by


CFTC Releases Primer on Virtual Currencies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

On October 17, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC") LabCFTC released a primer on virtual currencies, available here. The


LabCFTC Releases Primer on Virtual Currencies
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2017

Yesterday, LabCFTC, an initiative by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to promote FinTech innovations, released a “Primer on Virtual


Virtual currencies in Gibraltar
  • Ramparts
  • Gibraltar, Global
  • October 16 2017

A structured guide to virtual currency laws in Gibraltar