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Federal Judge Says CFTC Can Regulate Virtual Currencies

On March 6, a Federal District Court in the Eastern District of New York entered a 79-page order that provides the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) the power to pursue virtual currency fraudsters.  Judge Weinstein held that the CFTC has standing to seek relief related to misleading advice, fraudulent schemes, and misappropriation of virtual currencies, […]

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Welcome to “The Blockchain Law Blog”, a new blog created by Snell & Wilmer’s Blockchain and Digital Currency practitioners. We’re excited to share our thoughts and insights with you about this rapidly-evolving practice area. Our goal is to provide timely, relevant and helpful updates and analysis on legal developments in the blockchain and digital currency […]

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