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Taking a Trip Around the Regulatory Block: U.S. Regulation of Blockchain and Digital Assets

07/31/2018

Dennis O. Cohen and Rebecca Crance published a client alert, “Taking a Trip Around the Regulatory Block: U.S. Regulation of Blockchain and Digital Assets.”

 

“Blockchain – a distributed electronic ledger that facilitates decentralized transaction networks – has the potential to transform finance and business not unlike the World Wide Web in the 1990s or the smartphone in the 2000s. This article provides a brief overview of the U.S. regulatory agencies that certain blockchain companies and participants should expect to encounter, either because the regulators have publicly stated their intentions, or because they may determine after-the-fact that their mandate applies to blockchain transactions and operations.”

 

Read the full alert online here.

 

Also read a related client alert, “Don’t Poke the Regulatory Bear: Not a Realistic Option for the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Industries.”