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SEC to Appeal Ripple-XRP Decision: If the appeals Court Adopts the decision it could “put a big hole” in its case against Coinbase

As the crypto-sphere knows, last month Ripple/XRP received a partial victory against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in a court decision that determined that people who bought XRP could not reasonably expect Ripple to act to increase the price of XRP and the sales… Read More

Legal Experts Comment on Ripple – XRP Ruling: “A huge blow to the SEC’s ability to regulate other entities in the crypto space”

As was reported earlier today, the courts have issued a ruling on the Ripple-XRP lawsuit filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. In brief, the courts have filed an order that was a partial victor for Ripple and its executives. CI has received multiple… Read More

Pryor Cashman Partner Calls US Federal Regulators Statement on Crypto and Banking a Reversal of Administration’s Digital Asset Policy

This past week, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued a joint statement cautioning banks on their activities that involve digital assets (crypto). The joint statement… Read More

Legal: Top Attorneys Comment on Kim Kardashian’s Crypto Promotion Penalty Courtesy of the SEC

Yesterday, as was widely reported, well-known celebrity and influencer Kim Kardashian settled an enforcement action brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The infraction had to do with an Instagram post for EthereumMAX, the issuer of the EMAX token. The post, which was tagged… Read More

Just the Beginning: Digital Asset Insider Trading Arrest Foreshadows More Enforcement Actions Coming

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It was reported earlier that the US Department of Justice had announced its first arrest and pending case against an individual that utilized insider information to trade digital assets. A former OpenSea manager has been charged with leveraging his position and insider knowledge at the… Read More

Jeffrey Alberts, Co-Head of Pryor Cashman’s Fintech Group, Comments on Digital Asset Executive Order

Last week, the White House issued an Executive Order on digital assets that outline an approach to regulating the emerging industry. While many details remain to be disclosed, and multiple agencies will be involved in building a regulatory strategy, the crypto industry was relieved that… Read More

A Big November for the SEC’s Regulation of Crypto: What Does It Mean?

November was a busy month for the SEC’s burgeoning regulation of digital assets. In the first action of its kind, the Commission brought enforcement proceedings against the founder of digital asset trading platform EtherDelta for operating as an unregistered securities “exchange.” Ten days later, the… Read More

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