Blockchain and the Law
Divya Taneja

Divya Taneja

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Divya Taneja graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from Duke University and received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. While at law school, she interned in the legal department of a Fortune 100 consumer goods corporation and was a member of the Community and Economic Development Clinic.

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Bitcoin Futures Trading Kicks Off; CFTC to Monitor Risk

CBOE Global Markets Inc. (CBOE) began trading CFTC-approved bitcoin futures on December 10th, and CME Group Inc. (CME) will begin trading them on December 18th. Bitcoin futures have generated significant attention as the first cryptocurrency-based derivative products to be traded on major U.S. exchanges. Bitcoin futures provide institutional and retail investors increased exposure to the … Continue Reading

U.S. Treasury to Review FinCEN’s Cryptocurrency Practices

In October, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the “Treasury”) released its Annual Plan, outlining the Office of Inspector General’s audit and investigative priorities for fiscal year 2018. The Annual Plan notes that “digital currencies provide a potential money laundering instrument because they facilitate international payments without the transmittal services of traditional financial service,” and … Continue Reading
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