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FTC temporarily halts four cryptocurrency chain referral schemes

On March 16, 2018, a federal US District Court judge in Florida unsealed a March 12, 2018, temporary restraining order he had granted at the request of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against four individuals and their companies, relating to … Continue reading

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CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning

CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning The Commission continues its involvement in the virtual currency market. On February 15th the CFTC issued its first ever Costumer Advisory warning against virtual currency “pump-and-dump” schemes. Asserting its jurisdiction over … Continue reading

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Does Your Insurance Policy Cover Losses for Theft Based on Fraudulent Email Schemes? This Sixth Circuit Case Is One to Watch.

The Sixth Circuit is set to review a decision relevant to the issue of whether computer fraud insurance policies cover losses resulting from theft based on fraudulent email schemes. To date, the issue is one that has divided courts across … Continue reading

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Delegated Regulation supplementing IFR with RTS on separation of payment card schemes and processing entities published in OJ

There has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ), Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/72 of 4 October 2017 supplementing the Interchange Fee Regulation with regard to regulatory technical standards establishing the requirements to be complied with by … Continue reading

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Abusive Tax Schemes Often Cause Confusion in the Asset Protection Planning Arena

When clients come to see me for asset protection planning, I will occasionally get questions about offshore trusts that are part of abusive tax shelters and which the client has read about or seen described on the news. A man … Continue reading

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