Defending Against Allegations Of Crypto Insider Trading
Inside trading in cryptocurrencies has emerged as a point of focus for multiple U.S. law enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”). In 2022, the DOJ announced the first-ever guilty plea in a crypto insider trading case, establishing a possible framework for future prosecutions.
The regulatory environment for crypto currency is still very much in flux as the regulatory authorities adjust to emerging products, technologies and platforms. As a result, it may be difficult for traders, investors, platform designers and digital asset promotors to adequately plan for and anticipate regulatory oversight. The attorneys at Ford O’Brien Landy LLP are fully informed about the regulatory landscape and thus are well positioned to advise clients on crypto regulatory compliance and white collar defense strategies.
Our law firm is already recognized worldwide for securing favorable results in digital asset litigation. With offices in New York City and Austin, Texas, Ford O’Brien Landy LLP stands ready to assist individuals, trading platforms and others who are active in the crypto space when allegations of insider trading arise.
Do not hesitate to contact Ford O’Brien Landy LLP if you have questions or concerns about civil or criminal exposure in these matters.
White Collar And Regulatory Defense
Our law firm has extensive experience in cases involving criminal prosecution or civil or administrative enforcement actions related to activities in the cryptocurrency space. In addition to the DOJ, the SEC and the CFTC, agencies involved in cryptocurrency regulation include the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”). If you believe you are under investigation by any of these agencies, we encourage you to contact Ford O’Brien Landy LLP as soon as possible.
Our attorneys represent clients in all of the following crypto and securities matters: