Competition Policy International: US: First Antitrust Trial involving Cryptocurrency Starts Next Week

January 23, 2020

O’Melveny is representing Bitcoin.com and bitcoin investor, Roger Ver, at trial in the first antitrust case involving cryptocurrency in US history, this article reported. Ver and Bitcoin.com are accused of colluding with Jihan Wu and ‘Bitmain’ to reallocate Bitmain’s computing power to Bitcoin.com’s, as the article noted.

The O’Melveny team representing Bitcoin.com includes Antitrust co-chair Ian Simmons, partner Katrina Robson, counsels Sergei Zaslavsky and Zhao Liu, and associates Brian Quinn and Patrick Jones.