Korean Authorities Investigate 33 People for $1.48B in Illicit Crypto Transactions

Fourteen were referred for prosecution, 15 were fined and four remain under investigation.

News  ·  8 July 2021

Ex-Cryptopia Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing $170K in Crypto

The unnamed employee created copies of Cryptopia's private keys and saved them to a USB affording access to over $100 million in crypto.

News  ·  5 July 2021

UK Court Orders to Remove White Paper Following Craig Wright Lawsuit

The judge had no option but to rule a default judgment because Cobra chose not to make an appearance, according to Wright's representation.

News  ·  29 June 2021

Rapper ‘The Game’ Stares Down $12M Joint Class Action Over Paragon ICO

Taylor has been found jointly and severally liable over allegations he pursued personal profit in Paragon's unregistered ICO.

News  ·  25 June 2021

Deputy of El Salvador’s Opposition Party Sues Country Over Bitcoin Law

One plaintiff says El Salvador's president failed to consider the law's harmful effects.

News  ·  22 June 2021

Crypto Class Action Against Rapper TI Dismissed in US Appellate Court

Three judges from the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit have upheld a lower court decision to dismiss a case against the rapper.

News  ·  22 June 2021

Coinbase Hires Former SEC Alum to Lead Exchange’s Capital Markets Legal Work

Coinbase has been on a recruiting drive, hiring from some of the world's largest companies.

News  ·  15 June 2021

Craig Wright’s Multibillion-Dollar Bitcoin Trial Moves to Year’s End

The trial over a share of $65.2 billion in bitcoin has already been postponed several times.

News  ·  10 May 2021

Court Denies SEC’s Request Seeking Years of Financial Records From Ripple Execs

The judge said the request was irrelevant and disproportional.

News  ·  13 April 2021

Ripple Granted Access to SEC Documents on Bitcoin, Ether in Ongoing XRP Fight

Ripple is hoping to find evidence the regulator defined XRP as being similar to bitcoin and ether.

News  ·  7 April 2021

Ethereum Researcher’s Copyright Injunction Against CasperLabs Denied

The court's decision was based partly on the fact Zamfir took too long to file for an injunction.

News  ·  29 March 2021

Ethereum’s Vlad Zamfir Files Injunction Against CasperLabs Citing Copyright Infringement

Zamfir is alleging CasperLabs intentionally violated the U.S. Trademark Act by filing a federal registration of the Casper mark without his knowledge or consent.

News  ·  24 March 2021

Payments Firm Wirex Wins Trademark Infringement Case in UK High Court

The case was brought against several companies for their use of Wirex's registered trademark for its bitcoin rewards scheme.

News  ·  18 March 2021

BitMEX Co-Founder Arthur Hayes Offers to Surrender to US Authorities in Hawaii

Under a proposal, Hayes would be allowed release on a $10 million bond secured by $1 million in cash.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 March 2021

CryptoKitties Developer Dapper Labs Blocks Token Project From Using ‘Flow’ Name

Flow is also the name of Dapper Labs' blockchain.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 March 2021