David Felsenthal


  • Sunday, January 14, 2018
    With investors mortgaging their houses to finance Bitcoin investments [1], questions regarding the legal status of cryptocurrency have taken on increasing urgency. The CFTC recently said  "US law does not provide for direct, comprehensive Federal oversight of underlying Bitcoin…spot markets."[2].
  • Friday, October 27, 2017
    In recent months we’ve witnessed an explosion of legal and regulatory developments involving blockchain and distributed ledger technology.[1] Such diverse authorities as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the U.S. Department of State and the Cook County (Illinois) Recorder of Deeds have studied the technology and its potential...