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Texas Issues Updated Guidance for Virtual Currency Businesses

Not only do operators of virtual currency businesses face a growing body of overlapping federal regulations, but they must also contend with a patchwork of state laws as well. Compliance with state money transmitter laws, which typically provide for licensure and … Continue reading

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CFTC seeks public input on Ether virtual currency

By Lene Powell, J.D.In a new Request for Information, the CFTC is requesting public feedback on the virtual currency Ether and the Ethereum network that produces it. In seeking to understand Ether, one of the top three virtual currencies by … Continue reading

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Congress Considers Bipartisan Bills to Prevent Virtual Currency Manipulation

Congressmen Darren Soto (D-FL) and Ted Budd (R-NC) recently introduced two bipartisan bills to address virtual currency price manipulation and maintain the United States’ leadership in the cryptocurrency industry. In a joint statement citing the New York Attorney General’s recent … Continue reading

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Another Gambling Case Over Online Virtual Coins Proceeds–Wilson v. Playtika

I blogged about Big Fish, who had a trip to the Ninth Circuit and was denied a bid to arbitrate claims against it based on its waiver of the right to arbitrate. As a follow up, I also blogged about … Continue reading

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Moringiello on Estates in Virtual Property

Juliet Moringeillo (Widener University School of Law) has posted Towards a System of Estates in Virtual Property on SSRN. Virtual worlds such as Second Life have received a lot of press in the United States recently. As individuals and businesses… … Continue reading

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