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SEC Calls 9 Cryptos 'Securities' in Insider Trading Case
The SEC and DOJ brought insider trading charges against three people Thursday, but assertions cryptocurrencies are securities may hold greater implications.
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SoluTech to Burn its Tokens Under Terms of SEC Settlement; Co-Founder Fined
SoluTech, which violated securities laws and misrepresented its revenue during the token sale, now must destroy all its tokens.
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The Novel Legal Strategy Bringing This ICO-Backed ‘Micro-Mobility’ Startup to Court
Lawyers have filed suit in a "highly unusual" case against flamboyant Italian e-scooter entrepreneur Salvator Palella, over a troubled ICO back in 2018.
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California Assembly Considers Exempting Some Digital Assets From State Securities Law
A key lawmaker in the California Assembly has proposed exempting some digital assets from the state’s definition of corporate securities.
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Telegram Ruling Closes Another Door to Legally Compliant Token Sales
A recent ruling stopping Telegram from distributing its cryptocurrency creates new legal peril for public blockchains, argues lawyer Josh Lawler.
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SEC Blasts Kik's 'Void for Vagueness' Defense of 2017 ICO
Kik wants to depose top SEC officials, and expose that they were making it up as they went. But the SEC is having none of it.
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Howey Schmowey – The Real Answer is to Update Securities Regulations
The SEC should focus more on fraud prevention than if an asset is a security, as fraud can be committed with securities too, argues David Weisberger.
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The Gentrification of ICOs Is Underway
The ICO neighborhood, so to speak, is cleaning up, though University of Dublin's Paul Ennis suggests this may not exactly be a future to fear.
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The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security
When is a token a security? It may not be so hard to understand, should users keep this decades-old allegorical tale in mind.
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