A&B Abstract: Effective January 1, 2020, Rhode Island will regulate virtual currency under its money transmission laws. Background Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia regulate money transmission. Almost all of those jurisdictions have different definitions and exemptions that determine whether their laws apply to certain businesses or activities. The result is a complex, patchwork […]
About Jessica Keenum
Jessica Garcia Keenum is a senior associate with the Financial Services & Products Group and a member of Alston & Bird’s Payment Systems Team. She advises financial institutions, merchants, and other payments systems clients with a variety of transactional and regulatory matters.