Category: Payment Processing and Finance

February 8, 2023

Critical Crypto-Securities Issue May Soon Come to a Head in SEC v. Ripple

This work was originally published in Business Law Today for the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. A lawsuit filed by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) against Ripple Labs, Inc. (“Ripple Labs”), creator of the popular cryptocurrency token known as XRP, represents a turning point for the cryptocurrency and wider blockchain-technology industries in their… Read More

July 14, 2022

Is My Crypto Safe if My Exchange Declares Bankruptcy?

Celsius Network LLC, one of the largest cryptocurrency lenders in the industry, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, July 13th. The filing comes just a month after the company halted customer withdrawals, swaps, and transfers “to stabilize liquidity” on account of extreme market conditions caused by a dive in cryptocurrency prices. As such, many crypto-investors… Read More

July 9, 2018

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Must Navigate An Outdated Regulation System

More consumers are adopting cryptocurrency than ever, but regulators are less enthusiastic. As a result, cryptocurrency exchanges spend unnecessary time and resources working to comply with outdated guidelines. Kraken, which oversees $150 million in daily cryptocurrency transactions, is the latest exchange to experience this problem. In an effort to bring itself into compliance with current… Read More

October 4, 2017

Customer Data Collection: GDPR Changes Everything.

Beginning on May 25, 2018, companies which process the personal data of European Union residents will be expected to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Even companies located in the United States are subject to this regulation, and violating its terms may result in class actions and hefty fines. If your company… Read More