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In this issue: • New Cryptocurrency Financial Products and Platforms AnnouncedAn FBI Raid, the $11 Billion Bitcoin Case, and Other Enforcement and Regulatory Actions in the U.S. and AbroadHackers Strike With 51 Percent Attack and Crypto-Mining MalwareTax Analysis: Token Taxonomy Act Would Allow Tax-Free Exchanges of Virtual CurrenciesTax Analysis: Impact of Increases to Crypto Trading and Organized Exchanges New Cryptocurrency Financial Products and Platforms Announced  By: Simone
  In this issue: • Multiple Studies Analyze Recent Cryptocurrency Market TrendsStablecoins, “Trading Pairs” and Other Developments in Cryptocurrency PaymentsThreat Update: Ransomware, Crypto-mining Malware, BTMs and ICO Fraud SchemesBlockchain Enterprise Developments in France, Spain and South KoreaUK Issues Cryptocurrency Guidance; US Issues RemainMonetizing Positions in Cryptoassets Without Triggering Taxable Gain or Loss Multiple Studies Analyze Recent Cryptocurrency Market Trends By: Robert A. Musiala Jr. A…
In this issue: • Blockchain Transport Applications, Public Sector Initiatives, Protocol and Market Developments • Capital Markets Initiatives Continue as US Congress Issues New Research and Two New Bills • Blockchain Payments Networks Evolve, New Cryptocurrency Exchange Lands in US • SEC Achieves Settlements, FATF Evaluates UK, Regulator Actions in Denmark and New Zealand • Tax Analysis: Securitized Tokens Backed by Real Property or Other Assets Blockchain Transport Applications, Public Sector Initiatives, Protocol and Market…
In this issue: • Satisfying Tax and Other Liabilities With CryptocurrencyNew SEC ICO Enforcement and Developments on Unregistered Securities, Fraud, Promotions and the Howey TestInternational Crypto Crime Developments, OFAC Lists Bitcoin Addresses, Cyberattacks and Fraud Schemes UncoveredCryptocurrencies Continue to Permeate Capital Markets as Blockchain Permeates Settlement SystemsBlockchain Enterprise Announcements in BaaS, Supply Chain, Voting, Smart Contracts Satisfying Tax and Other Liabilities With Cryptocurrency By: Roger M. Brown
In this issue: • NY DFS Grants License to Bitcoin ATM Operator, Exchanges Make AnnouncementsCapital Markets Developments in Regulatory Guidance, Value of ICO Offerings and BankingBlockchain Pilots for Voting and Supply Chain, Global Shipping Business Network Challenges TradeLensMultiple Enforcement Actions in US and Abroad Seek to Quell Blockchain Industry CrimesTax Compliance Stakes Raised for Cryptocurrency Issues NY DFS Grants License to Bitcoin ATM Operator, Exchanges Make Announcements…
In this issue: • Blockchain Initiatives Pursue Solutions for Refugees, Voting, Smart Cities, Defense and Food SafetyCryptocurrency Legal Developments: Tax, Proposed Legislation, AML and CFTCEnforcement Actions Continue, Cryptomining Malware Surges, Token Values FallBlockchain Payments Products Advance, Investments Continue and a Bitcoin Bug Is Fixed Blockchain Initiatives Pursue Solutions for Refugees, Voting, Smart Cities, Defense and Food Safety By: Brian P. Bartish and Diana Stern The World Food Programme (WFP)…
In this issue: • Price Manipulation Suspicions and Hacks Drive Market VolatilityTax Implications of Initial Coin Offering Events May Be EnormousEnterprise-backedBlockchain Rollouts Continue to Gain SteamForeign Regulatory and Market Environment Continues to Evolve Rapidly   Price Manipulation Suspicions and Hacks Drive Market Volatility By Stephanie N. Malaska Recent events have increased suspicion of cryptocurrency valuations and the reliability of cryptocurrency exchanges. The U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)…
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 substantially changed audit-related rules impacting entities taxed as partnerships, including both state-law partnerships and many limited liability companies (LLCs). The most significant change is that any additional tax or penalties resulting from an audit of an entity taxed as a partnership generally will be assessed and collected at the entity level (as opposed to at the partner or member level). These new rules are effective for taxable years beginning…