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18
Sep
2018
New York AG raises flags over cryptocurrency manipulation

Politico

Politico reports, "The New York State attorney general's office has referred three cryptocurrency exchanges to the state’s financial regulator for possible legal action and raised concerns over price manipulation and conflicts of interest on trading platforms" and draws on Anderson Kill's Stephen Palley for comment:

 

29
Aug
2018
Insurer Can't Prorate Asarco Asbestos Coverage, Judge Says

Law360

A trust tasked with securing payouts on asbestos injury claims against Asarco LLC can pursue the full limits of excess policies that defunct Midland Insurance Co. issued to the mining company in a single year, a New York judge has ruled, refusing to restrict the insurer’s coverage to a proportional share of the trust’s total recovery.


23
Aug
2018
Carrie DiCanio Named a Rising Star by Law360

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Carrie DiCanio, a shareholder in the firm’s New York office, has been selected for inclusion in Law360's Rising Stars list for 2018.

18
Aug
2018
Why crypto investors might want to think twice about giving out their phone numbers

CNBC

Stephen Palley is quoted by CNBC in an article regarding cyber criminals who hack into cryptocurrency accounts by getting hold of the target's cell phone number. One victim of this kind of theft sued his wireless carrier. Stephen asks, “The question is, do people believe that telecos have responsibility for protecting your bank account? Maybe that's a little much to ask … A telecommunication company doesn't have control over what you use your phone for." He also warns “I