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Crypto Regulation Roundup

The crypto regulatory landscape is constantly evolving and requires careful monitoring of cases, investigations, regulator announcements, and media reports.  Here’s a roundup of the most recent developments – from the busting of a World Cup crypto gambling ring to the first judicial finding that digital tokens are securities to the announcement of a new multi-agency … Continue Reading

First judicial finding that digital tokens are securities

A magistrate judge in Florida issued a report in a class action lawsuit – Rensel v. Centra Tech, Inc. – finding that tokens issued and sold by tech startup Centra Tech were investment contracts. While the report and its recommendations are not final until approved by a district court judge, it appears to be the first judicial … Continue Reading

The rise of tokens: critical considerations for VC firms

Our colleagues Jennifer Kristen Lee, Louis Lehot and Mark Radcliffe share considerations for VC investors using ICOs to finance their portfolio companies with Venture Capital Journal. Among the critical issues discussed are hybrid token offering approval, application of blockchain technology to portfolio companies, terms of the hybrid token offering, the identity of the issuer and tokenomics. … Continue Reading
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