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March 30, 2021

What Do You Own When You Buy An NFT?

TRANSCRIPT OF VIDEO: Hello this is attorney Jeremy Hogan and welcome to Legal Briefs and are you in for a treat because today we are going to talk about what you are legally buying when you buy an NFT – a non fungible token.  As you may have heard, NFTs have been selling like mad recently – this piece of art by an artist called BlackSneakers recently sold for $7,000. Very nice very nice.  But that’s nothing compared to what an artist who goes by the name Beeple sold recently – this collage of digital art and it sold for […]
March 25, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: #RelistXRP

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello and welcome to Legal Briefs – #RELISTXRP edition and thanks again for watching. If you thought I had gone MIA it’s only because my office has been decimated by COVID – 5 of 15 staff have it and it’s no joke.  Stay safe everyone. Today we have something a little different for you because generally speaking I review and breakdown the legal pleadings in the SEC v. Ripple case but tonight I am going to make an argument and I am going to do it to a hypothetical Judge A (Abra) Judge B (Binance!)  and of […]
March 20, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: Bombshell at the Discovery Hearing!

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello and welcome to Legal Briefs Crypto-geek edition and today I attended the SEC v. Ripple hearing – made very easy by a cool new invention called the “telephone” and Wow, this was a very special hearing because there were two yes two Bombshells and so on a scale of 1-10 this hearing was an 11 for Ripple. SO, I got on the hearing and I was drafting a motion while I was listening because these motions on discovery disputes are pretty mundane and I honestly wasn’t expecting this to be any different.  But around the 15 […]
March 16, 2021

XRP Holders Assemble!

TRASCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello this is attorney Jeremy Hogan and welcome to Legal Briefs – crypto edition. Attorney John Deaton has just filed a Motion to Intervene in the SEC v. Ripple lawsuit and this might be the most important pleading in the case to date and I am going to tell you why that is and how it works and finally how you, yes YOU are needed.  Because if Ripple is Captain America, you are spiderman and Antman and Shuri – except you obviously haven’t just been resurrected. I get to be Black Panther – obviously the best Marvel […]
March 11, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: SEC Motion to Dismiss Ripple Defense and a Major Discovery Battle!

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO Hello and welcome to another episode of crypto Legal Briefs.  Today we are going to talk about all of the recent activity in the SEC v. Ripple case including the upcoming Motion to Strike one of Ripple’s key defenses, Ripple’s motion to compel discovery, and explain what’s going on and why it’s important for you. And,excuse me one second …  hi George?  Yes, thanks for calling me back?  It’s okay to use?  Are you sure George?  Wow, that’s great – thanks buddy. Okay roll it. A long time ago in a Courthouse far away… SEC v. RIPPLE […]
March 10, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: A New Hope

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello, this is Attorney Jeremy Hogan and on today’s crypto Legal Briefs we are going to talk about a super important litigation strategy Ripple is going to implement and it’s a doozie. Stay with me as I put the pieces of this puzzle together.  I promise as I conjecture as to what Ripple’s strategy is and why it’s a great strategy for XRP holders, I promise that I will not go into any tin-foil hat conspiracy theories.  As we all know, those silly tinfoil hats don’t work against the Lizard alien infiltrators. As you might know, I […]
March 4, 2021

SEC v. Ripple: Motion to Dismiss Letter, Garlington and Larson Out?

TRANSCRIPT FROM VLOG: Hello and welcome to Legal Briefs – late night crypto edition. Yes, I was lying down in bed getting ready to sleep watching Between Two Ferns on Youtube when “ding” I was notified that the individual Defendants Garlinghouse and Larsen had filed their Motions to Dismiss the lawsuit letters and as tired as I was – I couldn’t help but take a look. And I read it and I got so excited about it I had to get up and knock out this vlog. I am such a legal nerd – sometimes I’m surprised she said “yes.” […]
March 2, 2021

Gary Gensler SEC Confirmation Hearing and Risk Alert

TRANSCRIPTION OF VLOG Hello and welcome to another Legal Briefs – crypto edition.  Today Gary Gensler had his confirmation hearing to become the head of the SEC and perhaps the most important person in the U.S economy, next to Powell of course, and our good Senators had a chance to ask some deep, probing, hardball questions of this appointee and here. So today we are going to discuss Mr. Gensler’s testimony – whether we can gather anything of note from it – which we can, and we will talk about the SEC “Risk Alert” that was issued last week which […]
February 15, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: Case Management Letter

February 10, 2021

The Famous Cat Lawyer, The Smartmatic Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News, and Impeachment Part II!

TRANSCRIPT FROM VLOG: Hello and welcome back to another Legal Briefs.  Today we are talking about purrrrrrty lawyers, defamation lawsuits,  and of course Impeachment part II.  Stay tuned – you will NOT be disappointed. So, I was taught to start with your strongest material so here goes.  We start..well, it’s a Zoom hearing like all of us lawyers have been getting used to this last year and..let’s just say that one of the lawyers might have had his kid playing with his filters before the hearing.  Yes, this actually did happen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxlPGPupdd8&feature=youtu.be      (:01-:39) Oh God – it cracks me up […]