Crowell’s Crypto Digest sat down with Jorge Pesok, Chief Legal Officer at The HBAR Foundation and former Crowell & Moring attorney.

What is your role at HBAR?

I am the Chief Legal Officer.

How did you come into your current role? How did you get interested in the digital assets space to begin with?


Crowell’s Crypto Digest Blog sat down with MakersPlace’s Head of Legal and Trust and Safety, Kayvan Ghaffari, to learn about the NFT marketplace and the current legal landscape regarding NFTs.

What does it mean to be the Head of “Trust and Safety”?

Trust and safety revolve around ensuring the platform is secure and safe, and

Now that their bankruptcy filing is a few weeks behind us, we provide below an update on certain matters of interest in the case of Celsius Networks and its affiliates. Of course, it’s still very early in the bankruptcy case — and in cryptocurrency cases in general — but we have already heard from many distressed

There is heightened public interest in what may be an increasing trend of digital asset bankruptcy filings and in the resulting legal and business issues which are both novel and complex. It’s in that vein, we provide this update on Voyager Digital (as we originally discussed here ).

Voyager Digital Holdings, Inc. and two affiliates

The first week of July has brought with it a flurry of activity in the digital asset markets – but not the type of activity that investors in the space likely hoped for. 

On June 27th, Three Arrows Capital, Ltd. (“3AC”) commenced a liquidation proceeding in the British Virgin Islands, followed on July 1st by a Chapter 15 case in the Southern District of New York. Chapter 15 generally provides for recognition by a US court of an insolvency proceeding in a non-US jurisdiction. The company, a proprietary trading fund, is now under the control of joint liquidators tasked with stabilizing the estate, preserving and winding up its assets, investigating claims and pursuing causes of action under the laws of BVI. Should the BVI proceeding be recognized as a “foreign main proceeding,” the case will provide the liquidators some stability through the enforcement of the automatic stay over the firm’s US assets, preserving the status quo.Continue Reading Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Three Arrows Capital and Platform Voyager Digital Resort to Bankruptcy for Relief