Trkla Co-Authors ABA Business Law Section Whitepaper Providing a Framework for Regulating Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets

13 March 2019 American Bar Association News
Partner Kathryn Trkla co-authored a first of its kind white paper on the regulation of cryptocurrencies and digital assets at the federal and state level. The white paper, “Digital and Digitized Assets: Federal and State Jurisdictional Isssues” was published by the ABA’s Business Law Section and provides background on digital and blockchain technologies as as well as analyses of the application of the Commodity Exchange Act, federal securities laws and others to transactions using cryptocurrencies and digital assets, surveys of state law regulating transactions in digital assets and cryptocurrencies and a survey of approaches in foreign jurisdictions.

Trkla is vice-chair of the ABA’s Derivatives & Futures Law Committee and chairs of the Innovative Digitized Products and Processes Subcommittee of the Business Law Section, which issued the white paper.

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