• The SEC's Division of Examinations has issued a Risk Alert focused on digital asset securities and compliance guidance for financial markets participants, as well as areas of focus for future Division examinations.

  • Consensus by CoinDesk
    05/24/2021 - 05/27/2021 | (02/19/2021)

    Consensus by CoinDesk, May 24-27, 2021 unites professionals across the globe for an immersive virtual experience aimed at exploring the evolution of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. As CoinDesk’s largest event of the year, this four-day conference will bring together more 10,000 attendees across a variety of educational panels, workshops, keynotes, fire-side chats and networking experiences for an up-close look at the world of crypto.

  • The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s leading trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry; Bitwise, the first cryptocurrency index fund that is the leading provider of rules-based exposure to the crypto asset space;  and Off the Chain Capital, an investment fund targeting alternative value investments in digital assets and blockchain projects; will be hosting a webinar on February 18 at 4:00 p.m. ET to explore what index funds mean for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry.

  • Blockchain Africa Conference 2021
    03/18/2021 - 03/19/2021 | (02/03/2021)

    Blockchain Africa Conferences have been the first of their kind in Africa since 2015 and have brought together some of the top thought leaders from across the globe.  Blockchain Africa, Africa’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency conference, will take place on March 18th at Investec Johannesburg, Sandton, and will explore how blockchain is moving from hype to mainstream adoption.

  • OCC Approves First Crypto Bank
    by: Daniel M. Payne | Blockchain Law Center | (01/14/2021)

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has conditionally approved a national bank charter for Anchorage Digital Bank NA.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued guidance that permits broker-dealers to custody customers' digital asset securities.  A broker-dealer engaging in this activity is considered to be a "special purpose broker-dealer" and must refrain from activities in "traditional" securities.