• Did your company prepare for GDPR, Europe’s sweeping new data privacy law? Joseph Facciponti and Katherine McGrail’s Cybersecurity Law360 article details how companies can show momentum toward GDPR compliance by moving quickly and prioritizing their compliance efforts.

  • The CFTC's Division of Market Oversight and Division of Clearing and Risk recently issued an advisory providing guidance to exchanges and clearinghouses regarding virtual currency derivatives to be listed or cleared.  Entities already listing or clearing virtual currency derivatives, as well as those considering doing so, should be aware of the compliance and enforcement implications stemming from the advisory.

  • A new law might provide blockchain companies a new way to raise funds. On May 22, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.”  The Senate had passed the bill previously.  The bill now goes to President Trump, who is expected to sign it into law.

  • The CFTC's Division of Market Oversight and Division of Clearing and Risk recently issued an advisory providing guidance to exchanges and clearinghouses regarding virtual currency derivatives to be listed or cleared.  Entities already listing or clearing virtual currency derivatives, as well as those considering doing so, should be aware of the compliance and enforcement implications stemming from the advisory.

  • A cryptocurrency sweep announced by NASAA comes on the heels of an in-depth report from the Wall Street Journal on red flags in the ICO market.

  • 2018 Walk for Wishes
    (05/21/2018)

    Lawyers, staff and family members of Murphy & McGonigle took to the streets of Richmond on Sat., May 5 to participate in the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s 2018 “Walk for Wishes” event.  By virtue of the 800 walkers, the local chapter of Make-A-Wish was able to raise over $165,000 to grant wishes for children with life-threatening conditions.