Wyre Talks

Ep 21, Navigating the Regulatory Landscape in the Blockchain Space—with Crypto Lawyer Ryón Nixon

Episode Summary

When it comes to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, the regulatory waters in the US are murky at best. Among the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, there is a great deal of regulatory uncertainty. Add state legislation to the mix, and you have a complex system that leaves many blockchain innovators nervous about going to market here.

Episode Notes

Ryón Nixon is General Counsel at MyCrypto and Founding Partner of Horizons Law & Consulting Group, a boutique crypto and blockchain corporate and litigation law firm. Ryón’s interest in working with startups led him to Boost VC, where his exposure to entrepreneurs in the blockchain space afforded the opportunity to build a pivotal business relationship with Taylor Monahan and eventually establish his own niche practice. Ryón’s diverse experience ranges from clerking for the US District Court in California to litigating business and class action suits to serving as in-house counsel for a startup.

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