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2017: A Defining Year for Cryptocurrency Regulation

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In a year of soaring cryptocurrency prices and countless initial coin offerings, it’s perhaps unsurprising that, over the course of 2017, regulators worldwide stepped in to define how they would oversee what had been to date a legally murky environment. From China’s crackdown on exchanges to the SEC’s report on The DAO, 2017 was perhaps Read More

ICOs: The Beauty, the Beast and JFK

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Christine Duhaime is a financial crime attorney and the founder of the Digital Finance Institute, where she advises digital currency companies, and the co-founder of Chatbo, an AML chatbot solution for screening and onboarding. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. All technological advances have a good and a bad Read More

2018 for ICOs: A Quarter-By-Quarter Outlook

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Emma Channing is the CEO and general counsel of the Satis Group, an investment group focused on blockchain and digital finance. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. As specialists in the ICO market, we assist our clients in optimizing the execution of their ICOs, and understanding the constantly shifting state Read More

Report Warns SAFT May Increase Legal Risk of Token Sales

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Report Warns SAFT May Increase Legal Risk of Token Sales
Far from insulating token issuers against regulatory actions, the proposed SAFT framework may actually increase the risk certain sales run afoul of securities laws, according to a new report out today. If put into practice, the Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) structure could misalign incentives, encouraging sophisticated early investors to flip tokens for a Read More

Local Japanese Government Considers ICO to Revitalize Region

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Featured A local Japanese government is considering a municipal initial coin offering (ICO) in order to raise funds to revitalize the region. It has partnered with private enterprises to begin research into how to launch the mooted ICO. Also read: Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market Japanese Government Planning an Read More