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Latham & Watkins LLP | USA | 5 Apr 2019

Are You My Regulator? ABA Surveys US Crypto Regulatory Overlap

Members of the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) Derivatives and Futures Law Committee recently published a White Paper exploring the US re


Reed Smith LLP | USA | 1 Apr 2019

CFTC signals intention to focus on foreign corrupt practices investigations

On March 6, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (the “Commission” or “CFTC”) Enforcement Division published an advisory (the


Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 16 Oct 2018

The Distributed Ledger: Blockchain, Digital Assets and Smart Contracts

This is the inaugural issue of The Distributed Ledger, a periodic publication covering the latest trends and developments in blockchain technology


Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 2 Oct 2018

The New Normal in Commodity Derivatives Enforcement Actions: ‘Cooperative Enforcement’ and Implications for Private Fund Managers

In its budget request for fiscal year 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) outlined an increasingly muscular enforcement effort


Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA, India | 17 May 2018

Commodities Roundup

This Alert contains a summary of recent Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and futures exchanges developments...


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 22 Mar 2018

SEC and CFTC Chairmen Testify before Senate on Cryptoasset Regulation

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


Berger Singerman LLP | USA | 15 Mar 2018

CFTC Treatment of Cryptocurrencies as Commodities Confirmed by a Federal Court

In its ruling of March 6, 2018 in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Patrick K. McDonnell, and Cabbagetech, Corp. dba Coin Drop Markets, the U


Buckley LLP | USA | 13 Mar 2018

District Court recognizes CFTC authority to regulate virtual currency as commodities

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


Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 9 Mar 2018

Federal Judge Upholds CFTC’s Determination that Virtual Currencies Are Commodities

In September 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) stated in a settlement order that “Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are


Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 8 Mar 2018

Federal Judge Rules Virtual Currencies Are Commodities Under the Commodity Exchange Act

On March 6, 2018, Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled that virtual currencies are

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