• CoinFestUK – November 25-28, 2021
    11/25/2021 - 11/28/2021 | (10/01/2021)

    CoinFestUK is a free to attend crypto focused event built with several tracks aimed at all levels of Crypto enthusiast. CoinFestUK designed events in their workshop line-up to cover a wide variety of topics including hardware wallets, smart contracts, NFTs, mining, beginner sessions and trading.

  • Asia Crypto Week - November 22-28, 2021
    11/22/2021 - 11/28/2021 | (10/01/2021)

    Asia Crypto Week will be taking place November 22-28. Asia Crypto Week is a week of various independently organized events around TOKEN2049 that aim to nurture mass adoption by providing first-hand information about the industry. Blockchain enthusiasts and industry veterans will come to Hong Kong to share their knowledge and stories during Asia Crypto Week, providing insights into the ever-larger growing ecosystem. 

  • Financial services law firm Murphy & McGonigle will serve as a sponsor of the "Women, Diversity & Change on Wall Street" virtual summit. Katherine McGrail, the firm’s Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, will be speaking on the panel, "Representation: Diversifying the Talent Pipeline at Every Level." This panel takes place from 10:15 am to 11 am ET on October 6.

  • Elizabeth Lan Davis attorney profile image

    Elizabeth Lan Davis, Chair of Murphy & McGonigle and a founding member of the firm’s Commodities, Futures & Derivatives Practice, was awarded the 2021 Pioneer Award by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area (APABA-DC). Ms. Davis attended the APABA-DC 2021 Awards and Installation Reception on Wednesday, September 29 to receive the award.

  • On September 24, 2021, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a no-action position with regard to the application of Rule 15c2-11 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Rule) to debt securities.   The no-action position provides a welcome respite to the securities industry as it endeavors to implement organizational and systems changes to achieve compliance with the compliance date of September 28, 2021 for significant amendments to the Rule.  The Staff states that it will not recommend enforcement action to the SEC under the amended Rule "until January 3, 2022 for quotations published by broker-dealers for fixed income securities."

  • Stephen T. Gannon attorney profile image Lisa Weingarten Richards attorney profile image

    Stephen Gannon and Lisa Weingarten Richards of the firm’s Banking & Financial Services Practice authored an article titled "How Bitcoin Can Favorably Impact Climate Change (Despite What You May Have Heard)" for the Virginia Bankers Association. The team describes that the depiction of Bitcoin’s solely negative impact on the climate is inaccurate, and it neglects the current use of renewable energy used in the mining process. Emerging technologies are being introduced to make the process even cleaner, such as a natural gas vent capture facility in West Texas.