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When (Wen) Class Actions?

I’ll keep repeating this until it becomes a reality: the law is coming to the wild west of NFTs. Copyright DCMA takedown notices have already started appearing and, as I predicted in my previous blog, securities regulations have caused one prominent project to be delisted from OpenSea (the largest secondary market for NFTs). What isContinue reading “When (Wen) Class Actions?”

DYOR On DAOs Or Be SOL

I get a lot of questions about the legality of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (“DAOs”). Usually They come from community members who want a project they support to form a DAO, and that project team pushing back because of legality reasons. I will start by saying that if you are in a project which is hesitantContinue reading “DYOR On DAOs Or Be SOL”

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Jonathan Schmalfeld

Hello! When I’m not busy lawyering, I enjoy wagering on sports, exploring my hometown of St. Louis, and doing anything competitive which I will be a poor sport if I lose.