ICO DeFi List of Legal Hits and Misses Adam Atlas Crypto Lawyer
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DeFi Legal Hit or Miss List by Adam Atlas Attorneys at Law
This is not a legal opinion.Are DeFis legal? - That depends....
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DeFi
(Non-exhaustive list)
Token TickerChainCategoryLegal Hit or Miss?Notes / how to use it? Enforcement LinkAttacks / Blunders / NotesVideo
(Not necessarily by the issuer)
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UniswapUNIEthereumDEXesNot sureThe main Uniswap interface is the best place to swap tokens, create a market, or manage your liquidity pool. You can also see your token balances, current exchange rates, and and your share of the liquidity pool.
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MakerDAIEthereumLendingNot sureThe most popular place to use MakerDAO is Maker’s Oasis Portal. There you can open and manage Vaults, review your Vault’s history, deposit DAI into the Dai Savings Rate, and get up-to-date stats on the whole Maker system. We also have step-by-step guide.Claim is that they knowingly deceived investors, describing it as being a more secure investment than other assets because its DAI stablecoin is over-collateralized. Issue going to arbitration (link). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Di5xUzvyEPM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9q8hkyy8oM
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WBTCNo protocol token found. EthereumAssetsNot sureYou can see the WBTC order book, proof of assets, and info on partners on the WBTC dashboard. To get WBTC, you can either undergo the KYC process with an official merchant or buy directly from a DEX.Bitgo is a custodian of the BTC behind WBTC.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6j_6gzuADI
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AaveLENDEthereumLendingNot sureTo start using the Aave protocol, head over to the native web interface, app.aave.com. After you connect your Ethereum wallet, you can click on the Deposit and Borrow links to see which assets in your wallet are supported and the current interest rates for all assets on Aave. If you're a developer interested in trying out flash loans or building on the Aave protocol, you can start getting up to speed by reading through Aave's developers docs.
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Curve FinanceCRVEthereumDEXesNot sureYou can swap stablecoins or provide liquidity to Curve pools to earn fees on curve.fi.

Additional information about the CRV token can be found here.
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CompoundNo protocol token found. EthereumLendingNot sureThe best place to use Compound is the native interface. Just enable any asset to start supplying or borrowing it. You can also check your balance and current interest rates.
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SynthetixSNXEthereumDerivativesNot sureThe best place to interact with the Synthetix Network is Mintr, where you can mint and burn Synths, collect fees, and more.
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yearn.financeYFIEthereumAssetsNot sureNavigate to yearn.finance and deposit DAI, USDC, USDT, TUSD, and/or, sUSD and start earning interest.
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RenVMRENEthereumAssetsNot sureThe most popular place to use RenVM is RenBridge. There you can mint and burn BTC, BCH, and ZEC on Ethereum as ERC20s. More assets will be added to RenBridge as they are integrated into RenVM.
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BalancerBALEthereumDEXesNot sureTraders can use Balancer Exchange to swap between any two tokens. The Pool Management dashboard allows you to add and remove liquidity to different pools and monitor the liquidity and trading volume of each pool.
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Harvest FinanceFARMEthereumAssetsNot sureNavigate to harvest.finance and deposit stablecoins, tokenized bitcoin, Uniswap LP tokens, and other supported assets to start earning interest and FARM. Deposit FARM in Profit Sharing to share in the farming revenue.Harvest Finance: $24M Attack Triggers $570M ‘Bank Run’ in Latest DeFi Exploit (link). Attacker used flash loan to manipulate for profit.
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bZxBZRXEthereumLendingNot surebZx prides itself on its products' ease of use. To lend or trade, visit fulcrum.trade using a browser connected to your Ethereum wallet. You can visit torque.loans for a simplified borrowing experience with fixed rate, indefinite-term loans.Attack on bZx (link)
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Swerve fiFork from Curve
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Akropolis- Not in DeFi Pulse site
- Akropolis has built AkropolisOS, light and modular framework for creating for-profit DAOs, with customisable user incentives, automated liquidity provision enabled by the bonding curve mechanism, and programmatic liquidity and treasury management.
https://news.bitcoin.com/hackers-drain-2-million-in-dai-from-defi-protocol-akropolis/
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