All things considered, cryptocurrency is still a nascent field for which lawmakers and the judiciary have yet to set national governing standards. But a dearth of federal regulations doesn't mean the market is a lawless free-for-all. In fact, several states have already passed cryptocurrency statutes.
Fintech businesses must comply with various SEC regulations and crowdfunding parameters. And if that's not enough, since cryptocurrency is very much a decentralized and global affair, in many instances, investors and businesses must also mind international finance laws.
If you have questions or concerns about a Bitcoin, Ethereum, or altcoin legal issue, our fintech law firm is a resource for solutions. We work with blockchain startups and ICOs, individual investors, venture capital firms, and businesses with cryptocurrency legal concerns.
The Bank of International Settlement recently conducted a Bitcoin study and concluded that the crypto may not be as decentralized as previously assumed.Read »
Many countries are interested in attracting cryptocurrency and blockchain startups. France is the latest country to jump in the ring with crypto-friendly laws.Read »
Several lawmakers have sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service requesting additional clarification regarding cryptocurrency tax matters.Read »
A federal judge in New York ruled that a cryptocurrency broker's scheme is subject to US securities laws. The case may set some precedence.Read »
The Investing in Opportunity Act is a super tax-reduction strategy for cryptocurrency investors. Jump in to learn more about the program.Read »
Initial coin offerings are often subject to various local, state, federal, and international regulations. Jump in for some ICO launch legal tips.Read »