NYLS in the News

CoinDesk, “Payments Veterans Discuss Bitcoin vs Apple Pay at NY Law Conference.”

By Tanaya Macheel
October 23, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Bitcoin Conference
Subject: Bitcoins

At the Bitcoin Law conference, an event held at New York Law School this Tuesday, American Express VP and senior counsel Emily Goodman Binick called Apple Pay exciting because it will lead more consumers to make purchases with their phones.

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Payments Source, “Apple’s Mobile Buzz Impacts Bitcoin, but Regs Still Unclear.”

By Bailey Reutzel
October 23, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Bitcoin Conference
Subject: Bitcoins

The Apple Pay effect on m-commerce should result in more attention for mobile-heavy Bitcoin transactions, but virtual currencies are still being held back by unclear regulations, according to payment executives.

Bitcoin should benefit from the broad fallout from Apple Pay’s vast mainstream publicity, said Emily Goodman Binick, American Express’ vice president and general counsel during a panel discussion at Bitcoin Law: Regulation and Transaction, which was held at New York Law School Oct. 21.

This event was also featured by CoinDesk and Ultra Coin.

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Gay City News, “US Judge Rules Against Marriage Equality in Puerto Rico.”

By Arthur Leonard
October 22, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Arthur Leonard
Subject: Marriage Equality

A federal district judge has rejected a marriage equality lawsuit Lambda Legal brought on behalf of same-sex couples in Puerto Rico.

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JD Supra, “GMAC/CTFC Hosts Open Meeting Regarding Bitcoin and Digital Currency.”

October 22, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Houman Shadab
Subject: Bitcoins

The Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held an open meeting on October 9, 2014 regarding crypto-currency developments as they relate to the CFTC and the markets it regulates. CFTC Chief Counsel David Van Wagner and CFTC Associate Director Thomas Leahy delivered remarks at the meeting, which also convened a panel of industry participants, including: Leonard Nuara of TeraExchange, Tim Byun of BitPay (a Bitcoin payment processor), Jerry Brito of the Coin Center (a non-profit research and advocacy group) and Houman Shadab (a New York Law School professor and industry commentator).

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American Lawyer, “A Sidley’s Partner’s Quick Turnaround.”

By Brian Baxter
October 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Andrew Berman
Subject: Career Moves

Akerman added real estate partner ANDREW BERMAN in New York, where the onetime Sidley partner was previously a professor at New York Law School and founding director of the Center for Real Estate Studies and Institute for In-House Counsel.

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Upstart Business Journal, “Live Stream: The Future of Bitcoin Law.”

By Michael del Castillo
October 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Houman Shadab; NYLS Bitcoin Conference
Subject: Bitcoins

cadre of some of the most informed bitcoin lawyers and entrepreneurs in the world is gathering today for the first time ever to teach entrepreneurs—and aspiring entrepreneurs—about the future legal framework of bitcoin.

This event was also featured by Coinsetter, Bitcoin RegimeBitcoratiCryptoGeeksGary’s Guide, and PaymentWeek.

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New York Law Journal, “Pro Bono Call to Action for Immigrant Youth.”

By Lenni Benson
October 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Lenni Benson
Subject: Immigration

On Oct. 14 we shared an evening celebrating several outstanding lawyers as part of the New York Law Journal’s Lawyers Who Lead by Example event.

At the dinner, lawyers were honored for their ability to combine their legal work with demonstrated commitment to public service and pro bono activity. Thank you for including me as one of the honorees.

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CryptoCoinsNews, “Watch New York Law School Bitcoin Conference Live Today.”

October 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Bitcoin Conference
Subject: Bitcoins

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Inside Bitcoins, “New York Lawyers-Up On Bitlicense.”

October 17, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Bitcoin Conference
Subject: Bitcoins

On Tuesday, October 21 — the deadline for comments regarding New York State’s BitLicense proposal — the industry will lawyer-up. On that very day, the New York Law School will present “Bitcoin Law: Regulations and Transactions,” a half-day conference from 8:45 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on “the Internet of money.”

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Gay City News, “The Clean-Up Begins.”

By Arthur Leonard
October 16, 2014

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Arthur Leonard
Subject: Marriage Equality

With lightning speed last week, actions by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court either upheld or let stand pro-marriage equality rulings in seven states from Virginia to Idaho and also created legal precedents for gay marriage to be extended to another nine states within the appeals court circuits where those cases originated.

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