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December 6, 2018

The Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) is taking aim at cryptocurrency and recently issued two new frequently asked questions (FAQs) on how to block digital currency and what banks should tell blocked customers.  The FAQs are provided below:  

The CFTC Expands Its Regulatory Approach to Cryptocurrencies
August 8, 2018

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has taken several actions to flesh out its regulatory approach to cryptocurrency transactions that are classified as commodities. There’s no doubt that US regulators will continue to publish new materials on cryptocurrencies as the year progresses. How should firms that wish to engage in cryptocurrencies prepare?

July 24, 2018

In July 2018, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued Regulatory Notice 18-20 (“Regulatory Notice”) with respect to digital assets.

July 13, 2018

Recently, ACA’s Mike Seery and Brian Roberts hosted a live webcast discussing recent developments in the regulation of digital assets, and how investment advisers’ compliance programs can adapt to manage related risks. During the webcast, we received several interesting questions from the audience. This post provides Mike and Brian’s take on a few of the most commonly asked questions.

May 30, 2018

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 2 P.M. EDT for a live complimentary webcast.

As Regulators Catch Up with the Crypto Craze
May 22, 2018

Cryptocurrency and its applications within the financial industry are now mainstream news, with new instruments, products, and price fluctuations capturing headlines daily.

April 4, 2018

Investors and regulators globally are actively reviewing and examining digital asset advisers’ investment practices.

April 2, 2018

During the first quarter of 2018, U.S. regulatory agencies and a federal district court issued statements and took actions that are likely to significantly affect the U.S.

April 2, 2018

During the first quarter of 2018, U.S. regulatory agencies and a federal district court issued statements and took actions that are likely to significantly affect the U.S. regulatory landscape for digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and digital asset trading platforms. This blog post is a summary of our article detailing the recent key regulatory developments that apply to organizations operating in the U.S. digital asset space.

March 27, 2018
Please join Danielle Joseph and Jami Jack from ACA Compliance Group, and Christopher Wells, Jeffrey Neuburger, and Robert Leonard from Proskauer Rose LLP, for a live webcast in which they’ll shed light on two e
March 27, 2018

Today’s conference spotlight highlights a session that will cover one of the financial industry’s most buzzed-about topics: Cryptocurrency and Compliance.