FinCEN Issues New Guidance for Cryptocurrency Industry

Blockchain and Digital Currency   |   Business Transactions   |   Litigation and Trials   |   Banking, Commercial, and Consumer Finance   |   May 9, 2019
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Carlton Fields attorney Matthew E. Kohen, who co-chairs the firm’s Blockchain and Digital Currency practice, was quoted in a Law360 article about the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s most recent guidance on cryptocurrency.
“What this guidance does is bring everyone back up to speed,” Kohen told Law360. “It does a very comprehensive and thorough job of discussing all the ways the industry has grown and trying to explain the considerations that go into determining when the Bank Secrecy Act applies to the activities done by those people in the industry.”
READ: Law360, “FinCEN Issues New Guidance For Cryptocurrency Industry” (subscription required)

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