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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 Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • 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


Bitcoin and the like: tax considerations
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

Virtual currency is a new, untested, and unregulated asset. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) defines “virtual currency” as a digital representation