Regulator Turf Battles & Twitter Sleuths - Takeaways from the insider trader tipping scheme against a former Coinbase Employee
Calls for strong US-based crypto regulation and leadership are growing after the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced charges against three men in the "first ever cryptocurrency insider trader tipping scheme." The SEC's decision to charge the same three defendants with securities fraud could have broad implications beyond this case, classifying crypto assets traded on Coinbase as securities.
Mintz Continues Dedication to U.S. Startup Market Through Innovative Partnership With Venture Capital Firm Antler
Antler Innovation U.S. LLC has selected Mintz as its law firm partner of choice to support its portfolio companies in the U.S. as it expands its presence and foothold in America’s emerging growth ecosystem. With more than 500 portfolio companies globally valued at $2 billion, Antler is helping to professionalize early-stage investing by bringing new capital, a large global community of co-founders, and a broad set of industry expertise to support fast-growing companies from the earliest stages.
Mintz's interdisciplinary team continues its leadership role in life sciences, serving as legal counsel to ProKidney LP in its $2.6 billion SPAC merger, and its subsequent listing on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "PROK". ProKidney is a leading clinical-stage cellular therapeutics company focused on chronic kidney disease. ProKidney's lead product candidate is in Phase 3 clinical development and has the potential to slow, stabilize and reverse decline in kidney function
White Collar Litigation Member Randy Jones led the Mintz pro bono team alongside local San Diego organizations to successfully secure a settlement for Christina Griffin-Jones with the City of San Diego in a federal lawsuit challenging the San Diego Police Department’s (SDPD) cell phone seizure practices, and their prolonged seizure of her cell phone.
Mintz helped a client that makes patient monitoring systems move a patent defense case to a favorable forum, challenge the plaintiff’s infringement allegations, and win a partial concession of non-infringement, prompting the plaintiff to accept our client's offer of judgment before the start of discovery.
Awards and Recognition
Best Law Firms 2022
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
The firm received 59 top-tier national and regional rankings in the 2022 edition.
Mintz ranks among the top 100 US law firms in terms of gross revenue.
Chambers USA 2022
5 Mintz attorneys in this practice area are ranked among the legal profession's leaders in the 2022 edition.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
Mintz received its 15th consecutive perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index