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The UCC Gets a Digital Asset Refresh

A new Article 12 and amendments to Article 9 regarding “controllable electronic records” would govern transactions and security interests in digital assets. By Lawrence Safran and Deric Behar On July 13, 2022, the Uniform Law Commission (in partnership with the American Law Institute) approved amendments intended to modernize the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The amendments … Continue Reading

El Salvador Christens Bitcoin as Legal Tender

A sovereign nation’s decision to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender raises interesting questions — and legal ramifications. By Elena Romanova, Larry Safran, Yvette D. Valdez, Eric S. Volkman, Stephen P. Wink, Adam Bruce Fovent, and Deric Behar On June 8, 2021, El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly voted to establish Bitcoin as unrestricted legal tender, making El … Continue Reading