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There has been much publicity over the lawsuit brought against celebrities such as Tom Brady and Larry David for their endorsement of FTX.  In that case, the judge refused a request to serve Shaquille O’Neal through social media platforms, including Twitter, based on O’Neal’s allegedly taking steps to avoid service. 

But there is a similar

Coinme is a company that started by making cryptocurrency transactions available through ATM machines.  It originally used its own ATMs but, in January 2019, abandoned that business model and used, instead, the kiosks of the coin counting company, Coinstar.  On April 28, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced settled charges with Coinme, its

On April 17, 2023, the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission charged crypto asset trading platform Bittrex, Inc. and its co-founder and former CEO William Shihara. with operating an unregistered national securities exchange, broker, and clearing agency. It also charged Bittrex, Inc.’s foreign affiliate, Bittrex Global GmbH, with failing to register as a national securities exchange in

The recent decision rendered by Judge Victor Marrero of the Southern District of New York is of critical  importance to the NFT industry.  For the first time, a court held that the issuer of an NFT offered an “investment contract” and, therefore, can potentially be held liable for selling unregistered securities.  The decision was made