Get Your Popcorn! The CFTC’s Fight With My Big Coin Pay Is About to Go Down

By Allison Baker Shealy The showdown between the CFTC and My Big Coin Pay is a legal nerd’s dream.  There are discussions of legislative history going back to the Futures Trading Act of 1921, discussions of legislative intent, case law and an agency’s own “speaking orders” interpreting its statutes and regulations, and finally, grammar.  Even better, … More Get Your Popcorn! The CFTC’s Fight With My Big Coin Pay Is About to Go Down

Setting Up an ICO? Don’t Leave Yourself Open for Regulation Woes

By Allison Baker Shealy Over the last year, cryptocurrencies, virtual currencies, initial coin offerings, and token sales (collectively “cryptocurrencies”) have taken off within the traditional venture capital space and among new market participants looking to take advantage of Blockchain technology. There appears to be a race to get funds in the door. “We don’t need … More Setting Up an ICO? Don’t Leave Yourself Open for Regulation Woes