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DAO Formation and Securities Laws

DAO Formation and Securities Laws

In the past year, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, or DAOs, have gained prominence among blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts as an alternative to traditional corporate governance structures. DAOs, in their simplest form, are a collection of often anonymous individuals who have banded together…

Cryptocurrency Litigation in Washington

Cryptocurrency Litigation in Washington

Litigation involving cryptocurrency is increasing in Washington and around the country—both between private parties and in regulatory enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the Washington Department of Financial Institutions (“DFI”), and similar agencies.

Litigation Lessons Under the Sonoran Sky

Litigation Lessons Under the Sonoran Sky

In promoting investment in cryptocurrency, actor Matt Damon states that “fortune favors the brave.” But does bravery mean flouting legal risks? This panel provides an overview of the blockchain, NFT and cryptocurrency space and explores developing legal issues, including implications of smart contracts…

Corr Cronin proudly announce its recent sponsorship of the WTIA’s Blockchain Council.

Corr Cronin proudly announce its recent sponsorship of the WTIA’s Blockchain Council.

Corr Cronin is proud to announce its recent sponsorship of the WTIA’s Blockchain Council. The WTIA Blockchain Council helps blockchain companies from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC reach their full potential by, among other things, proactively engaging with blockchain companies and stakeholders and creating and maintaining a strong and supportive regulatory environment at the local, state, and federal level…

Corr Cronin attorney John Bender quoted in GeekWire in response to Wizards of the Coast’s concerns about preliminary NFT and DAO concept

Corr Cronin attorney John Bender quoted in GeekWire in response to Wizards of the Coast’s concerns about preliminary NFT and DAO concept

On March 1, Corr Cronin attorney John Bender was quoted in the GeekWire article, “Wizards of the Coast sends takedown notice to organizers of fan-made ‘Magic’ NFT project.” Bender reinforced his client’s position that a preliminary white paper conceptualizing a framework for improving gameplay by utilizing NFTs and a decentralized…