House approves JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018

In a near unanimous vote (406-4), the House of Representatives has passed the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 (often being referred to as the JOBS Act 3.0).  The

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Supreme Court Overturns Quill in Major Sales Tax Decision

In a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to overturn the 1992 decision in Quill v. North Dakota, regarding state level sales tax for online retailers.  The discussion

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California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Signed Into Law

On the heels of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California has just passed one of the most stringent data privacy laws in the country.  The California Consumer Privacy

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Supreme Court Votes to Eliminate Ban on Sports Wagering

On Monday, May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992.  The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was

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Wyoming Legislature Passes Blockchain Regulation Bill

In a landmark move, the Wyoming House of Representatives has become the first state legislature to pass legislation that establishes a new asset class for cryptocurrencies. Wyoming House Bill 70[1],

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NY Attorney General Launches “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative”

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative”, in an effort to aggregate and understand the activities of major cryptocurrency trading platforms operating in New

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Spotify files for a new kind of IPO

Spotify has revolutionized the music streaming industry, and now is innovating the IPO process.  There have been rumors of the company’s intentions to directly list shares of common stock on

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South Dakota v. Wayfair & the Future of Internet Sales Tax

The future of e-commerce taxation in the United States may soon be determined as the Supreme Court is set to hear South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. in the coming months. 

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SEC Halts Alleged ICO Scam

The SEC announced on Tuesday that they have obtained a court order to stop the AriseBank ICO, alleging fraudulent activity.  We are very interested to see the continued developments in

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Unlocking the iPhone

On December 2, 2015, tragedy struck in San Bernardino, California when Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, shot and killed 14 people and seriously injured 22 others during

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