By Matthew Sweet, Thomas Bilodeau, III, David Glod on August 9, 2017On July 25, the U.S. Securities and Exchanged Commission released a Report that represents the first major injection of regulatory guidance into the burgeoning cryptocurrency markets. This blog will provide a breakdown of the key takeaways from the SEC’s Report and what it means for the cryptocurrency market going forward.
Proper Attribution and Retaining Rights in Creative Commons Licenses: Potential copyright pitfalls when creating or using material under a Creative Commons license
By Nathaniel C. Donoghue on July 24, 2017Since 2002, Creative Commons has published and maintained a selection of free-to-use copyright licenses. The concept is part of the broader open-source movement which has pushed back against traditional copyright laws. Though popular and successful, these licenses provide both creators and consumers deceptively broad latitude, unintentionally creating potential copyright pitfalls.
By David Glod on June 5, 2017The Department of Labor fiduciary rule (the “Fiduciary Rule”) will come into effect June 9, 2017. The Fiduciary Rule will apply fiduciary standards and impose certain requirements upon advisers to ERISA plans and individual retirement accounts, defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans.