David Felsenthal


  • Monday, April 2, 2018
    Every day, Clifford Chance attorneys advise clients on the opportunities and risks posed by rapidly advancing technology. No matter the practice, no matter the industry, they are helping clients confront change so fast that it outpaces the law and customary business practices. This approach is not by happenstance. As their attorneys point out, “Every...
  • 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...