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.
Illinois has a new smart contract / blockchain records law. Click through to learn what it is and what you need to know. Blockchain lawyer breaks it down.Read »
2020 may be the year that federal legislators pass big crypto bills. Invested in the market? Take one minute to read the bill expected to pass in 2020.Read »
Recently, an IRS lawyer made big news by announcing that the Internal Revenue Service never thought like-kind standards applied to cryptocurrency.Read »
If you haven't reported your cryptocurrency gains to the IRS, now is the time. They've formed an international crypto tax evasion task force.Read »
The Internal Revenue Service has turned its attention towards Bitcoin ATMs. The agency is focused on tax evasion and money-laundering scams.Read »
The Internal Revenue Service finally released a long-awaited ruling regarding cryptocurrencies. Jump in to learn more and how you will be affected.Read »