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Law Enforcement Requests to Shapeshift Rose 175% in Second Half of 2018

Law enforcement requests sent to Switzerland-based cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift rose 175 percent in the second half of 2018, according to a new Compliance Transparency report published by the exchange Jan. 18.In a blog post accompanying the report, Shapeshift outlines that it typically receives requests from law enforcement agencies for data

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Two US Law Firms File Class Action Against Altcoin Nano and Exchange BitGrail

Two United States law firms have filed a lawsuit against the developers of altcoin Nano (NANO) as well as Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail, according to a notice published Jan. 7.Crypto-focused law firm Silver Miller and securities law firm Levi & Korsinsky have filed a class action lawsuit representing James Fabian

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Existing Financial Law Should Be Adjusted to Blockchain Industry

The Swiss Federal Council (Bundesrat) has said that existing financial law in the country suits the blockchain industry, but needs specific adjustments. The government suggested several amendments in an official statement by the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) published on Friday, Dec. 14.In a meeting on Dec. 7, the Bundesrat

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U.S. Law Firm Files Claims Against AT&T, T-Mobile Over SIM Swap-Enabled Crypto Thefts

 U.S. crypto investor law firm Silver Miller has filed arbitration claims against telecoms giants AT&T and T-Mobile for “SIM-swap”-related thefts, according to a press release published Nov. 8SIM-swapping – also known as a ‘port-out scam’ – involves the theft of a cell phone number in order to hijack online financial

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