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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Crowdfunding

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 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

SEC and North American Securities Administrators Association Sign Information-Sharing Agreement

Consumer Protection, Crowdfunding On February 17, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the North America Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) entered into an... Read more →

by   |   February 19, 2017

SEC Publishes Regulation A+ Statistics

Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published a white paper describing the types of Regulation A+ offerings to date. Facts published include: As of October 31, 2016, prospective issuers have publicly... Read more →

by   |   December 31, 2016