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An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies in Divorce
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • April 6 2018

A cryptocurrency is, in general terms, a digital asset used as a medium of exchange with encryption techniques to secure the transactions

U.S. Supreme Court grants writ of certiorari on Railroad Retirement Tax Act issue
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 20 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to resolve a split between the Seventh and Eighth Circuits related to a federal program that is a well-kept secret

Bankers Life and Casualty: Illinois Appellate Court finds Connecting to Old Colleagues via LinkedIn Does not Constitute Unlawful Solicitation
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

In Bankers Life v. American Senior Benefits, an appellate court found that an ex-employee’s invitation to connect with old colleagues via LinkedIn did

Utah to treat certain virtual currency as abandoned property
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

On March 24, Utah modified its Unclaimed Property Act to include virtual currency in its definitions. The law includes virtual currency in the

Money, bits and banking: Florida case implicates legal status of digital currencies in the US
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2016

Introductory level economics textbooks often begin with a discussion of a surprisingly tricky question - what is money? In economics parlance, money

FMLC report on virtual currencies
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

The Financial Markets Law Committee has reported on issues of legal uncertainty arising in the context of virtual currencies. In the paper, the FMLC

North Carolina Clarifies Digital Currency Amidst Growing Interest in Blockchain Technology
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

Earlier this month, North Carolina’s governor signed into law an updated Money Transmitters Act (MTA), which seeks to clarify the rules for digital

North Carolina introduces Bitlicence for virtual currency exchanges & wallet providers
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • July 7 2016

North Carolina has amended its Money Transmitters Act, to introduce a new Bitlicence. The new legislation was introduced into the North Carolina

Cryptocurrency: a primer
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2016

There is no one standard definition of cryptocurrency. At the most basic level cryptocurrencyor digital currency or virtual currencyis a medium of

Cybercurrency and the Bank Secrecy Act
  • Hawley Troxell
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

Cybercurrency is a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to secure the transaction and to control the creation of new units. Cryptocurrencies are