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SEC Finds Initial Coin Offerings Can be Securities

Blockchain Technology, Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued an investigative report cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by “virtual” organizations are subject to the requirements of the federal securities laws. Such offers and sales, conducted by organizations using distributed ledger or blockchain technology, have been referred to, among other things, as “Initial Coin Offerings” or... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2017

Legislative Proposal Addresses Use of Blockchain Technology by Delaware Corporations

Blockchain Technology The Corporate Council of The Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association has prepared proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law to facilitate... Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2017

Newest MNvest Crowdfunding Portal To Rely on Blockchain Technology

Blockchain Technology, Crowdfunding An equity and debt based crowdfunding portal built on Blockchain technology is set to begin offering crowd-sourced financing opportunities to non-accredited investors under... Read more →

by   |   December 16, 2016

SEC Opinion Examines Reasonable Belief and Accredited Investor Status

Blockchain Technology, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC opinion In the Matter of Joseph P. Doxey examines compliance with Rule 506 in an alleged unlawful offering of stock totaling $57,654. The administrative law judge on... Read more →

by   |   May 8, 2016