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Yakov Wiegmann, Meghan McMeel, and Former Summer Intern Co-Author Law360 Commentary on Kik Decision for Cryptocurrency

RSHC Partners Yakov Wiegmann and Meghan McMeel, and 2020 RSHC Summer Intern Hannah Styler, co-authored the Law 360 article, "Kik Ruling Is a Step Toward Securities Law Clarity for Crypto," on the significant development in the legal issues surrounding the regulation of blockchain-based cryptocurrency.

The courts have wrestled with the question of whether and when cryptocurrency constitutes a "security" for the purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The recent decision in SEC v. Kik Interactive helps solidify the courts' approach, and Wiegmann, McMeel, and Styler provide analysis and commentary.

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