As cryptocurrency goes wild, fear grows about who might get hurt, Washington Post, May 17, 2021.

SEC to LBRY: “You’re Overdue” Recent Enforcement Action Highlights Evolving SEC Focus on Decentralization, JD Supra, April 22, 2021.

 Bitcoin, crypto investors will be watching these 5 questions facing the Biden administration, Marketwatch, March 22, 2021.

A car, some jewelry and  a piece of cryptocurrency: The GSA is auctioning bitcoin, Washington Post, March 16, 2021.

Regulating Bitcoin, Reuters, March 16, 2021.

Lex Sokolin: The OCC is Building Crypto America, CoinDesk, January 12, 2021.

OCC Approves the Use of Stablecoins for Banking Transactions, Finextra Research, January 5, 2021.

Blockchain Goes to College: Blockchain at University, CoinDesk, October 9, 2020.

Crypto Convergence: From Decentralization to Direct Listings, CoinDesk, Oct. 27, 2019.

With 18 Million Bitcoins Mined, How Hard is that 21 Million Cap?, CoinDesk and Yahoo Finance, Oct. 18, 2019.

A connected world will be a playground for hackers, The Economist, September 12, 2019.

What Cryptocurrency Means for Debt, Newsmax, September 11, 2019.

What are the Odds Facebook’s Libra Launches on Time?, Quartz, July 25, 2019.

Facebook’s Libra and the Future of Money, World Affairs Podcast, July 16, 2019.

Congress Calls for Immediate Moratorium on Zuckerburg’s New Cryptocurrency, Vanity Fair, July 2, 2019.

Wenn der Blockchain—Hype auf die Realität trifft, Süddeutzsche Zeitung, July 2, 2019.

Angry Nerd: Come On! We Can’t ‘Decentralize’ Everything!, Wired, June 24, 2019.

The Ambitious Plan Behind Facebook’s Cryptocurrency, Libra, Wired, June 18, 2019.

5 Questions About the Future of Blockchain, American Banker, May 15, 2019.

Bitcoin SV’s Delisting isn’t ‘Censorship.’ But It’s Still a Problem, CoinDesk (Op-Ed), April 22, 2019.

Bitcoin Bounces Back, BBC World Service Business Daily, April 4, 2019.

Decentralized or Nothing: Song Duels IBM Over Blockchain Hype at SXSW, CoinDesk, March 15, 2019.

‘Deathmatch’ Panel on Private versus Public Blockchain Heats Up at South by SouthwestModern Consensus, March 14, 2019.

A Cryptocurrency Company’s Covert Bug Fix Has Confusing Legal Implications, MIT Tech Review, Feb. 8, 2019.

When Blockchains Crash, Who Can You Sue?,, February 7, 2019.

BREAKER’s 20 Best Stories of 2018, BREAKER, Dec. 31, 2018.

Navigating Blockchain’s Legal Potholes (Op-Ed), Ledger Insights, Dec. 17, 2018.

SEC Settles Over Initial Coin Offerings, Closing Bell, Live News on Cheddar, November 19, 2018.

How the Blockchain Will Impact the Financial Sector, Knowledge@Wharton, November 16, 2018.

After a Stressful Election, Experts Warn Blockchain is Not the Answer,, November 8, 2018.

Transparent Cryptocurrency Regulation, Jurisdiction Still Lacking In US,, October 5, 2018.

The small economies blazing the trail on cryptocurrencies, RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, October 4, 2018.

Dividing the cryptocurrency sheep from the blockchain goats, The Economist, August 30, 2018.

Governments Explore Using Blockchains to Improve ServicesThe New York Times, June 28, 2018.

Blockchain Bubbliness, InHouse Tech (blog of Corporate Counsel Business Journal), May 4, 2018.

What Goldman’s crypto trading plans mean for other banks, Tearsheet, May 4, 2018.

A Tangled Web: Will Coinbase Ventures Lead to Conflicts of Interest?CoinDesk, April 14, 2018.

Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain, The New York Times, April 2, 2018.

Blockchain laws tend to be hasty, unnecessary, and extremely thirsty, The Verge, March 29, 2018.

States that are passing laws to govern “smart contracts” have no idea what they’re doing, MIT Technology Review, March 29, 2018.

‘Blockchain’ is Meaningless, The Verge, March 7, 2018.

Global Interest In Cryptocurrency Regulation Gaining, March 7, 2018.

This Bitcoin-Trading Family Man Faced Years in Prison. Now He’s Telling His Story, Time, March 1, 2018.

Bitcoin-Futures Regulator Clears Employees to Trade Crypto Coins, Bloomberg, February 28, 2018.

The financial watchdog charged with regulating bitcoin futures just gave its employees the green light to trade crypto, Business Insider, February 28, 2018.

CFTC Gives Green Light for Employees to Trade Cryptocurrencies, CoinDesk, February 28, 2018.

Bitcoin Price Limps Through February as Cryptocurrency Market Follows, Investopedia, February 28, 2018.

Crypto ‘noobs’ learn to cope with wild swings in digital currencies, The Globe & Mail, February 26, 2018.

Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency ‘noobs’ learning to enjoy wild ride of digital coin investing, The Independent, February 26, 2018.

Crypto ‘noobs’ learn to cope with wild swings in digital coins, Reuters, February 26, 2018.

Bitcoin es cosa de hombres, El Independiente, February 9, 2018.

The Coming Era of State Blockchain Regulation, State Net Capitol Journal, February 9, 2018.

Broader Cryptocurrency Regulation Ahead? Depends Where You, February 8, 2018.

Ripple Wants XRP to Be Bitcoin for Banks. If Only the Banks Wanted It, Bloomberg, January 25, 2018.

Florida Bill Would Make Blockchain Signatures Legally Valid, LedeTree, January 17, 2018.

Bitcoin, Blockchain: Hype v. RealityCyber Law & Business Report (, January 17, 2018.

Desperate to get into bitcoin, investors slip into debt, CNBC, January 11, 2018.

Por qué la falta de mujeres que invierten en bitcoins es una mala señal, BBC Mundo, January 9, 2018.

A look at the year of bitcoin, Washington Post, December 29, 2017.

Behind the Bitcoin Bubble, Politico Money Podcast with Ben White, December 27, 2017.

Blockchain won’t change the world — at least not in 2018, Tearsheet, December 20, 2017.

The Rise of Bitcoin, Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, WHYY Philadelphia (NPR Affiliate), December 18, 2017.

Do Not Go into Debt to Buy Bitcoin, You Idiots, Vice, December 13, 2017.

France Allows Use of Blockchain to Trade Some Traditional SecuritiesThe Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2017.

Further ReadingFT Alphaville, December 8, 2017 (linking to A Crypto Carol).

All the reasons why women can be the future of cryptocurrency, Moneyish, December 4, 2017.

A Future With No Lawyers? Blockchain Beyonce Interviews Angela Walch, Digit, November 24, 2017.

The rise of crypto-funds, The Next Web, November 9, 2017.

Will the cryptocurrency bubble burst?, CEBit Australia, October 30, 2017.

ScotChain17: Crypto, Containers, Fog, And The Blocktopus, Digit, October 17, 2017.

German bankers should listen to their British chief executive, The Times (of London), October 16, 2017.

Warnings grow louder over cryptocurrency as valuations soar, The Guardian, October 8, 2017.

What the fork is happening with bitcoin?, VICE News, August 9, 2017.

Don’t Know What Blockchain Is? You Should. This Law Prof Can Help., and Texas Lawyer and Yahoo Finance, August 4, 2017.

‘Back to the basics’: What the SEC’s ruling on DAO tokens mean for the industry, Tearsheet, July 26, 2017.

U.S. Signals Clampdown on Red-Hot Digital Coin Offerings, Bloomberg, July 25, 2017.

The Best Universities to Study Blockchain Technology, TrustNodes, June 9, 2017.

WTF is an initial coin offering?, Tearsheet, March 30, 2017.

Blockchain: A Short Primer for Lawyers, Law Journal Newsletters, March 9, 2017.

Avoiding Catastrophe: Researchers Face Blockchain’s Unknowns, CoinDesk, January 27, 2017.

(Opinion), The Two Topics in Law and Blockchain, CoinDesk, January 14, 2017.

(Opinion), Who is Blockchain’s Person of the Year, CryptoCoins News, December 18, 2016.

Bitcoin is a Highly Centralized Network, Says Harvard Researcher, CryptoCoins News, October 30, 2016.

Decentralization and Distributed Ledgers, Phil Windley’s Technometria, August 16, 2016.

(Opinion), Call Public Blockchain Developers What They Are: Open Source Coders Not Fiduciaries, CryptoCoins News, August 11, 2016.

Governance for Distributed Ledgers, Phil Windley’s Technometria, August 11, 2016.

How I Learned to Stop Blockchain Obsessing and Love the Barry Manilow, Financial Times (FT Alphaville), August 10, 2016.

Angela Walch: 3 Risk Factors to Consider Before Replacing Existing Financial Infrastructure With Bitcoin Blockchain Technology, Bitcoin Magazine, March 29, 2016. (Also picked up by Nasdaq.)

St. Mary’s Law professor dives into blockchain technology research, the fuel of Bitcoin currency, San Antonio Business Journal, February 29, 2016.