Tag Archives: cryptocurrecy

DeFi Common Sense: The Risks of Crypto-backed Lending   

By | March 30, 2023

Decentralized finance (‘DeFi’) through smart contract technology has been touted as a major use case for blockchain technology ever since the launch of the Ethereum blockchain. One area within DeFi that received particular interest from an early stage is secured lending. Yet, in both Commonwealth and UCC jurisdictions, doubts exist over how such assets function… Read More »

Using ETFs To Conceal Insider Trading 

By | February 24, 2023

Insiders are continually implementing new illegal trading strategies to avoid detection by regulators. Conventional illegal insider trading takes place in stocks. However, these strategies are evolving and also include trading using family member accounts or other securities such as options.   In 2021, in the first case of its kind, the SEC charged an employee of… Read More »