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An Odd Couple: A Primer on the Two Different Frameworks for Calculating the Terminal Date of a U.S. Copyright

“A Landslide of Classic Art is About to Enter the Public Domain” asserts a recent article in The Atlantic.  Why this is so requires explaining the complexities of calculating the terminal date of a pre-1978 copyright under the dual system … Continue reading

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Securities Regulation and Initial Coin Offerings: A Legal Primer

CRS Report – Securities Regulation and Initial Coin Offerings: A Legal Primer. August 31, 2018 R45301 “Initial coin offerings (ICOs)—a method of raising capital in exchange for digital coins or tokens that entitle their holders to certain rights—are a hot … Continue reading

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New York State Bar Association Publishes Primer on International Cryptocurrency Law

Recently, the International Law Section of the New York State Bar Association published its annual International Law Practicum issue featuring an extensive collection of articles discussing cryptocurrency regulation in various jurisdictions around the world. Hunton Andrews Kurth partner Torsten Kracht served … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency Compensation: A Primer on Token-Based Awards

Posted by Alfredo B. D. Silva, Ali U. Nardali, and Aria Kashefi, Morrison & Foerster LLP, on Saturday, May 19, 2018 Editor's Note: Alfredo B. D. Silva is a partner, Ali U. Nardali is Of Counsel, and Aria Kashefi is an associate … Continue reading

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A primer on political bots: Part one

Data Drive Journalism – “The rise of political bots brings into sharp focus the role of automated social media accounts in today’s democratic civil society. Events during the Brexit referendum and the 2016 U.S. Presidential election revealed the scale of … Continue reading

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