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SEC Approach Remains Cautious

The U.S. SEC’s continued effort to try to walk a tightrope regarding regulation of ICO’s was on display again yesterday.  Chairman Clayton has famously said that “I have yet to

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U.S. SEC Obtains Emergency Freeze of $27 Million in Stock Sales of Purported Cryptocurrency Company Longfin

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order freezing more than $27 million in trading proceeds from allegedly illegal distributions and sales of restricted shares of Longfin Corp.

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U.S. SEC Brings Civil and Criminal Charges Against Founders of Centra Cryptocurrency Firm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that it charged two co-founders of a purported financial services start-up with orchestrating a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) that raised more

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SEC Says Cryptocurrency Platforms Must be Registered

There have been previous posts in this blog about statements by the U.S. SEC saying that most ICO’s would seem to qualify as securities offering and thus must be registered

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SEC Investigates Cryptocurrency Companies

The U.S. SEC, in recent months, repeatedly put cryptocurrency companies and their advisers on notice about what officials said were

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Defendant Argues Cryptocurrency is Not Security

We have reported in this space about how the SEC has indicated that most ICOs probably qualify as securities under

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U.S. SEC Charges Former Bitcoin-Denominated Exchange and Operator With Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former bitcoin-denominated platform and its operator with operating an unregistered securities

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U.S. SEC Halts Trading In 3 Penny Stocks Tied To Cryptocurrency

Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides that, “if in [the SEC’s] opinion the public interest and

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SEC and CFTC Chairmen Testify Before Congress

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo testified today before Congress on the subject of virtual currencies.  The

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SEC Halts One of the Largest ICOs Ever

The U.S. SEC announced today that it had obtained a court order to halt and freeze the assets of what

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