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Garabed Koosherian

Garabed Koosherian is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Funds Group.

Garabed earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School where he was a senior editor of the Boston College Law Review. While at Boston College, he worked as a legal intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Providence, RI and as a student attorney in BC’s Legal Services LAB.

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Hawaii is Latest State to Implement a Regulatory Sandbox to Attract Cryptocurrency Business

On March 17, 2020, the governor of Hawaii announced the Digital Currency Innovation Lab, a collaborative effort between Hawaii’s Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, the Division of Financial Institutions (DFI) and Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, to regulate business transactions utilizing cryptocurrencies. The two-year pilot program allows selected companies to conduct business transactions using digital … Continue Reading

Trump Administration Plans to Introduce New AML Requirements for Cryptocurrencies

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin remarked before a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee three weeks ago that “significant new requirements at FinCEN” for cryptocurrencies would be introduced quickly, in response to Senator Maggie Hassan’s (D-NH) question regarding the Treasury Department’s proposed use of budget increases for anti-money laundering (AML) and counterterrorism efforts (video of the … Continue Reading