Monthly Archives: October 2022

Crypto and the ‘Law of the Horse’

Chris Odinet, a professor of law at University of Iowa, also had his doubts about “crypto law” as a legal profession or topic of study. “Transactions involving crypto companies and crypto assets intersect with and are involved and impacted by lots of different areas of the law  – but there’s no ‘crypto law’ per se,” Odinet said. “There’s property law,…

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Senior SEC Enforcement Official Jonathan Hecht Joins Goodwin in Washington, D.C. | Goodwin

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Jonathan Hecht, former assistant chief counsel and acting co-chief counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement, joined the firm’s Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice as a partner, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. Source: Senior SEC Enforcement Official Jonathan Hecht Joins Goodwin in Washington, D.C. | News | Goodwin

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SEC Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against Kim Kardashian for touting on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without disclosing the payment she received for the promotion. Kardashian agreed to settle the charges, pay $1.26 million in penalties, disgorgement, and interest, and cooperate with the Commission’s ongoing investigation. The SEC’s order finds that…

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