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

Stacks of Coins

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 FASB’s new credit loss standard and related implementation matters. He also addressed new PCAOB standards and stated that the SEC was reviewing comments on the new auditor reporting standard […] 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

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... 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