In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper Partner Ethan Ostroff welcomes his colleagues Carlin McCrory and Addison Morgan to discuss a recent case in the Southern District of New York that has been in the news, Rider v. Uphold HQ. In Rider, the court concluded that virtual currency platform operators may be subject to the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) and Regulation E.
In the first of a four-part Crypto Year in Review series, Carlin McCrory, Keith Barnett, and Ethan Ostroff look at how the CFPB and FTC viewed and regulated cryptocurrency in 2022. The panel examines statements by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra and recent CFPB and FTC enforcement actions, identifying likely regulatory trends for 2023 and beyond.
In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper attorney Carlin McCrory welcomes Disputes, Compliance and Investigations Managing Director Terri Sands from Stout to discuss the risks and regulatory scrutiny that financial institutions and fintechs face as to fraud and the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). In her position, Terri serves as a leader in the payments, BSA/AML, and OFAC/Sanctions and fraud and risk management areas.
In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper Partners Ethan Ostroff and Keith Barnett welcome their colleague Jay Dubow to discuss recent updates in the crypto space related to activities by regulators on the state and federal level around questions involving securities. Jay, who formerly worked as a branch chief in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, provides a unique perspective and insight into our conversation surrounding crypto and the SEC.
In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Kalama Lui-Kwan welcomes back Keith Barnett and Carlin McCrory to discuss recent interviews by Rohit Chopra from the CFPB related to consumer protection issues, true lender matters, actions against repeat offenders, as well as P2P platforms and the CFPB’s stance on fees.
Keith and Carlin also discuss a recent report released by the CFPB, The Convergence of Payments and Commerce: Implications for Consumers, that examines the challenges in new product categories and risks to consumers inherent in the evolving payment ecosystem.
Join Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his guests and fellow Partners Keith Barnett and Ethan Ostroff as they dive into the world of cryptocurrency. The discussion spans from basic terminology and current activities in the regulatory and legislative arenas to parting words of wisdom for companies in the industry.
On March 31, a New York federal court dismissed a proposed securities class-action lawsuit filed against Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange. The lawsuit, one of a host of similar actions brought against cryptocurrency exchanges in 2020, was filed by token buyers who purchased cryptocurrency on Binance’s platform.
The plaintiffs asserted that Binance had violated…