Since Bitcoin’s creation in 2009, innovations in cryptocurrency technology, issuance, and exchange have resulted in the emergence of many different and distinctive ecosystems of global peer-to-peer monetary networks. With rapid innovation and limited oversight, however, there has emerged the potential for fraud, manipulation, and other harmful conduct, which in turn has led to a number of legal and enforcement actions brought by both governmental authorities and private claimants.
Bates White has used its expertise to assist in several disputes in the cryptocurrency industry. Bringing together our expertise in cryptocurrency, data science, and market microstructure, we can help clients understand the rapidly changing industry landscape, investigate cryptocurrency ownership, trace payment flows, and analyze cryptocurrency trading activities. We provide comprehensive, intuitive results, giving our clients important data-driven insights in this new frontier of finance.