Alexis Ronickher and Nicolas O’Connor Publish TechCrunch Article

January 28, 2022

Katz Banks Kumin partner Alexis Ronickher and associate Nicolas O’Connor recently published an article on TechCrunch, “Whistleblowers can protect crypto and DeFi.” 

As lawmakers seek to reign in the rapidly growing cryptocurrency industry, many crypto-enthusiasts worry about over-regulation. According to Ms. Ronickher and Mr. O’Connor, industry insiders could assist in preventing overregulation by blowing the whistle on unethical practices within cryptocurrency companies.  These crypo whistleblowers likely have robust retaliation protections and may be eligible for whistleblower awards should their information lead to enforcement actions.  

While the industry frets over this counterrevolution of sorts, crypto insiders who report fraud and illegal activity to the government could see significant upside.” Ms. Ronickher and Mr. O’Connor write.  

Read the full article here.

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