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Episode 279 — Matt Stankiewicz and Mike Volkov Review SEC Enforcement Actions Against Binance and Coinbase

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed two separate enforcement actions targeting the cryptocurrency industry — the first against Binance and its CEO, and the second against Coinbase. The SEC’s actions underscored its aggressive strategy to reign in cryptocurrency companies. In this Episode, Matt Stankiewicz and Mike Volkov discuss these two important enforcement actions.

The SEC Targets Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase With Suit in Southern District of New York

Matt Stankiewicz, Partner at The Volkov Law Group, joins us for another post detailing the SEC’s suit against Coinbase. Matt can be contacted at [email protected]. On June 6, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) officially filed suit against Coinbase, Inc. (“Coinbase”) alleging the company operated as an unregistered securities exchange, broker, and clearing agency.  The SEC is also suing Coinbase for failing to...

Cryptocurrency Compliance: The Importance of Internal Investigations

Matt Stankiewicz, Senior Associate at The Volkov Law Group, rejoins us for another posting on cryptocurrency compliance.  Matt can be reached at [email protected]. For those still new to the sector, Coinbase has established itself as one of (if not the) most prominent cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the U.S. Coinbase, to the delight of compliance officers everywhere, has been mostly diligent in attempting to comply with...