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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Blockchain Technology

Crypto Mom Warns SEC of Over Expansive Definition of Howey in Token Offerings

Blockchain Technology, Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce was awarded the nick name “Crypto Mom” by digital asset aficionados in a previous speech encouraging forward thinking by the SEC in the regulation of tokens and initial coin offerings. Crypto Mom has now given her view on the application of the Howey test to public token transactions.  According to […] Read more →

by   |   February 12, 2019

SEC Wants to Monitor Blockchain

Blockchain Technology The SEC is conducting market research to determine the availability and technical capability of large and small businesses to provide blockchain data to support the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   February 4, 2019

Stacks of Coins

SEC Chair Clayton Warns Lawyers on Initial Coin Offerings

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... 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