Cryptocurrency & Blockchain
The sudden and rapid rise of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other virtual currencies over the past several years, coupled with the potential applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across virtually all industries, has generated a wave of innovation, disruptive businesses and a modern digital economy. With this explosive growth, new legal and regulatory issues in these areas are cropping up every day.
December 1, 2019
Paul, Weiss partners Christopher Boehning, Roberto Gonzalez, Jeh Johnson, Claudine Meredith-Goujon, Lorin Reisner, Jeannie Rhee and Richard Tarlowe and counsel Steven Herzog published “Cryptocurrency Regulation Around the World: A Complex Web” in the December 1 issue of DirectorCorps. The article provides an overview of the regulatory landscape surrounding varying businesses’ use of virtual currencies, and alerts companies to the legal implications of venturing into this uncertain terrain. Litigation associates Daniel Klein, Thomas Bounds and Simona Xu assisted in the preparation of this article.