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California Adopts Digital Financial Assets Law

Licensees, exchanges, and other market participants should prepare to comply with the listing, disclosure, capital, and other requirements that the new law imposes. By Jenny Cieplak, Nima Mohebbi, Parag Patel, Stephen P. Wink, Ian Irlander, Adam Zuckerman, Luca Marquard, and Deric Behar On October 13, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed California State Assembly Bill … Continue Reading

DeFi Crypto Platform Not Liable for Scam Tokens

A federal court’s dismissal of claims against a decentralized cryptocurrency platform and its investors for the actions of scam token issuers is a case of first impression with wider significance. By Jenny Cieplak, Benjamin A. Naftalis, Stephen P. Wink, Douglas K. Yatter, Gregory Mortenson, and Deric Behar On August 29, 2023, the US District Court … Continue Reading

SEC Tackles Digital Assets in Reopened Proposal to Reinterpret Definition of “Exchange”

Whereas the original proposal did not directly discuss digital assets, the reopening release is mainly focused on digital asset platforms. By Stephen P. Wink, Marlon Q. Paz, Naim Culhaci, and Deric Behar On April 14, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a release amending portions of its earlier proposal to reinterpret the definition … Continue Reading