Tagged: perkins coie

Creation of an ICO Safe Harbor Would Provide a Zone of Regulatory Certainty in a Market Flooded with Questionable Compliance

The US initial coin offering (ICO) market is the subject of a great deal of regulatory uncertainty resulting, in large part, from the absence of comprehensive guidance by the SEC.   The uncertainty has caused frustration for issuers and investors and has also been counter-productive… Read More

Giga Watt Lawsuit Demonstrates Rescission Power of Initial Coin Offering Investors

Some may have missed a distinctive feature of the recently filed class action lawsuit against Bitcoin mining company Giga Watt, Inc.: it is not a fraud suit. It is a suit for rescission (return of invested funds, with interest) based on the company’s having failed… Read More

Perkins Coie Law Firm Boosts Fintech Bench with SEC Attorney Hire

Perkins Coie, a law firm that is very active in the Fintech / Blockchain space, has announced the hiring of a former SEC attorney. Michael S. Didiuk has joined the firm’s Investment Management practice group as a partner in the San Francisco office where he… Read More

Law Firm of Perkins Coie Named “Founding Steward” by Sovrin Foundation – Self Sovereign Identity Network

Perkins Coie, a law firm that is big in the cryptocurrency / initial coin offering sector, has announced it has been named a “Founding Steward” by the Sovrin Foundation, the first law firm to be so selected. So what is a self-sovereign identity (SSI) network? A… Read More

Law Firm Perkins Coie Joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Legal Industry Working Group

More and more law firms are recognizing the importance of cryptocurrency and the potential of blockchain technology. Perkins Coie, a Seattle based law firm that is 100+ years old, has announced its inclusion in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) Legal Industry Working Group. Perkins Coie’s Blockchain… Read More

Law Firm Perkins Coie Boosts Fintech Practice with New Hires

Perkins Coie LLP, a legal firm with offices in the United States and Asia, has boosted their Fintech horsepower with the addition of Jacob S. Farber and Frederick B. Fedynyshyn as senior counsel in its Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. Perkins Coie considers itself legal experts… Read More

Brief: Bitcoin Law Expert Peter Townshend Joins Ciphrex Board of Advisors

Bitcoin law expert Peter Townshend, a partner at Perkins Coie LLP law firm’s Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice, has joined Ciphrex’s Board of Advisors. This move strengthens the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology software company’s position as it prepares for its Series B round of financing. Enrique Lombrozo, co-CEO… Read More

WATCH: Washington State House Hearing On Crowdfunding Exemption

The State of Washington has been weighing the possibility of implementing an intrastate crowdfunding exemption. The House Business & Financial Services Committee discussed the bill late in January, and we now have the video of that hearing. Representative Cyrus Habib (D-48th) has championed the effort…. Read More