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Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman wins the 2020 Global Law Experts Award: FinTech Sector IP Lawyer of the Year in Washington D.C.

News February 14, 2020
Rimon Partner and Co-founder of the Blockchain IP Council, Marc Kaufman, wins the Global Law Experts (GLE) 2020 award: FinTech Sector IP Lawyer of the Year in Washington D.C.for 2020 for the second year in a row.  During the recommendations stage, GLE receives over 120,000 responses from business directors,

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IRS guidance on virtual currency transactions

Insight Melinda Fellner Bramwit Melinda Fellner Bramwit · January 22, 2020
The last word taxpayers engaging in virtual currency transactions heard from the IRS was in 2014 in Notice 2014-21. Please review our commentary on the notice here. Now, five years later, the IRS has issued two new pieces of guidance for taxpayers in this area in the form of Revenue Ruling 2019-24 and a set of questions and answers on the

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Global Trade and Blockchain Forum

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Rimon Partner, Marc Kaufman, will be speaking at the WTO's Global Trade and Blockchain Forum. He will present on Blockchain and Intellectual Property. Host: World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Location: Rue de Lausanne 154, 1202 Genève, Switzerland Date and Time: December 2nd, 2019 - 10:00AM - 6:00PM

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Blockchain 2.0: 2019 Legal & Regulatory Developments

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Rimon Partner Dror Futter will be co-chairing PLI’s Blockchain 2.0: 2019 Legal & Regulatory Developments Program. He will be joined by Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman who will present on Blockchain Patents. Host: Practising Law Institute, New York Location: 1177 Avenue Of The Americas Second Floor Entrance on 45th Street New York, NY Why

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Blockchain utility tokens: throwing the baby out with the (securities regulation) bathwater?

Insight Sam Miller Sam Miller · August 07, 2019
The digital asset roadshow continued this last week with The July 30th Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on virtual currencies and online market places, convened to hear “…how Congress should regulate digital currencies and blockchain technologies in the online financial market…”. Just a

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Facebook’s Libra, cryptocurrency and the Token Taxonomy Act: much needed blockchain innovation reform or fear of the giants?

Insight Sam Miller Sam Miller · July 24, 2019
Although Capitol Hill and not Mount Olympus, one could be forgiven for mistaking the Facebook Libra co-creator and Calibra CEO, David Marcus’s July 17th, 2019 testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services for a page out of Greek mythology. If one were to be dramatic, one could say that this was no more an exercise in regulatory

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Rimon Named a Top Cryptocurrency Law Firm by both LawFuel and Coinnounce

News March 05, 2019
Rimon was cited by LawFuel and Coinnounce as one of the best law firms to advise on the legal structures of cryptocurrencies and the regulatory environment around them. Both publications list Rimon as a top law firm in the crypto space, and stress the importance of finding qualified law firms with robust experience in the complex

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Chapter on Blockchain Law in PLI’s “Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance” Treatise Written by Rimon’s Dror Futter

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · November 13, 2018
FinTech Partner, Dror Futter, has authored a chapter on “Blockchain Law: ICO Regulation and Other Legal Considerations in the Blockchain Ecosystem,” for the second edition of Practicing Law Institute’s (PLI) treatise, Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance. Read more here.

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Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman Named FinTech Sector IP Attorney of the Year

News November 05, 2018
Patent Strategy Partner, Marc Kaufman, was named FinTech Sector IP Attorney of 2019 in Washington D.C. by Corporate INTL Magazine. Marc Kaufman concentrates his practice in the area of patent strategy, in particular, advising clients in protecting, managing and monetizing their intellectual property assets. He has

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Rimon’s Dror Futter Contributes to Blockchain for Enterprise Book

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · September 05, 2018
Rimon Fintech Partner Dror Futter was acknowledged by Manav Gupta, Director & Distinguished Engineer, Cloud Native Competency at IBM, for his contributions to the legal sections of Mr. Gupta’s recently published book: “Blockchain for the Enterprise: The Definitive Guide to Adoption of Blockchain in the Enterprise.” In

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