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Showing 4 posts from March 2022.

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Crypto Under a Microscope: President Biden Issues Executive Order Regarding Digital Assets

Cryptocurrency prices continue to hover in the stratosphere, yet volatility remains one of the hallmarks of these digital assets. It’s this instability, along with the consumer protection issues and national security and climate-related risks associated with Bitcoin, Ethereum and the like, that have driven President Joe Biden to action. (Read More)

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Utah Joins the Privacy Law Bandwagon

Utah has enacted a privacy law, after its House and Senate unanimously passed the Utah Consumer Privacy Act. Governor Spencer Cox signed the legislation, which means Utah joins California, Colorado and Virginia as the only states in the nation that have given the nod to comprehensive privacy statutes. (Read More)

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NFTs and IP: What Owners And Sellers Need to Know

Blockchain technology is changing the world. With it has come a whole new category of investment opportunities, including non-fungible tokens—better known as NFTs—which have been fodder for headlines since breaking into the mainstream in 2021.

It’s the sky-high purchase prices of NFTs that’ve garnered most of the attention since they became popular last year. But behind these attention-grabbing transactions are the intellectual property considerations that NFT owners and sellers—brands included—must keep top of mind. (Read More)

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Cybersecurity on Its Mind: SEC to Require Cyber-Related Reporting and Disclosures

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a proposed rule that, if adopted, will compel public companies to disclose their governance, risk management and strategy with respect to cybersecurity risks. In addition, these entities would have to report any material cybersecurity incidents. (Read More)