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Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

Long recognized for its work guiding clients in various industries through their most significant regulatory and enforcement challenges, Paul, Weiss is at the forefront in helping financial institutions, fintech companies, investors, media and entertainment clients and technology companies navigate the new world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Our multi-disciplinary team helps clients capitalize on the business opportunities, identify the challenges and mitigate the emerging legal risks of digital assets.

Publications

SEC Enforcement: Year in Review

In this year-end review, we highlight important takeaways for business leaders and in-house counsel from the Enforcement Division’s activities in 2021, and assess what the Division’s recent activities indicate about regulatory and enforcement priorities for the year ahead.

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Client News

General Atlantic Invests in Digital Asset Trading Technology Company Talos

Paul, Weiss advised General Atlantic as lead investor in a $105 million Series B funding round in Talos, a provider of institutional digital asset trading technology, which values the company at $1.25 billion.

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Recent Publications

White Papers

Client News

BNY Mellon Wins Dismissal of Investor Lawsuit Stemming from Cryptocurrency Scam

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of a high-stakes investor class action against The Bank of New York Mellon filed in the wake of a pyramid scheme involving purported cryptocurrency OneCoin.

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Our Practice

The exponential growth of Bitcoin and other digital assets and the application of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across many industries is transforming the digital economy—and prompting new global legal and regulatory scrutiny and potential liability.

Our Team

Our highly regarded, multi-disciplinary team includes lawyers with backgrounds in securities, broker-dealer regulation, commodities regulation, transactional intellectual property and technology, tax, company and fund formation, financing, token fundraising and alternative securities offering options. It also includes members of our preeminent securities litigation, regulatory enforcement, economic sanctions and anti-money laundering, and cybersecurity-focused practices.

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