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SEC Chair Clayton Warns Lawyers on Initial Coin Offerings

Stacks of Coins

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Clayton delivered the following remarks at a conference of securities professionals: “My first message is simple and a bit stern. Market professionals, especially gatekeepers, need to act responsibly and hold themselves to high standards. To be blunt, from what I have seen recently, particularly in the initial coin offering (“ICO”) space, they can […] Read more →

by   |   January 22, 2018

SEC Nixes 40 Act Registration of Cryptocurrency Related Funds for Now

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities In a letter to representatives of the Investment Company Institute and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the SEC staff indicated it would not be receptive... Read more →

by   |   January 18, 2018

Stacks of Coins

SEC Chief Accountant Speaks to Financial Statement Requirements for Initial Coin Offerings

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chief Accountant Wesley R. Bricker recently gave remarks at the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions. Mr. Bricker spoke to the adoption of... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2017

A Review of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities Given the SEC’s investigative report on initial coin offerings, I thought it would be interesting to review a small sample to see what else is really out there. I turned to... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2017