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FINRA Targets ICOs and Digital Currencies in Annual Broker Exam Priorities Letter

On January 8, 2018, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released its 2018 Annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter (Exam Priorities Letter) for its broker-dealer members.  In the Exam Priorities Letter, FINRA addresses initial coin offerings (ICOs) and digital currencies, stating the following: “FINRA will closely monitor developments in this…

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See You At TokenFest!

Goodwin is a proud sponsor of TokenFest, taking place March 15 & 16, 2018 in San Francisco, CA. Mitzi Chang, a partner in Goodwin’s Digital Currency + Blockchain Technology practice, will be a featured speaker on a panel of legal experts discussing compliance and regulation for token crowd sales. For…

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SEC Issues Cease and Desist Order and Further Guidance on ICOs

On December 11, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a cease-and-desist order to Munchee Inc. (Munchee), a company that was in the process of a $15 million initial coin offering (ICO), for selling unlicensed securities. The SEC found that the ICO targeted investors, with the expectation of…

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Goodwin's Fondo to Speak at MIT Club of Northern California Event on Blockchain + Cryptocurrency

Part of their “View From the Top” series, the MIT Club of Northern California will host a night of networking and an informative panel discussion titled “Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and ICOs” on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Intercontinental San Francisco. Panel discussion topics include: what is a cryptocurrency and…

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See you at BlockCon!

Goodwin is a proud sponsor of BlockCon 2017, taking place October 10-11, 2017 in Santa Monica, CA. Grant Fondo, Chair of Goodwin’s Digital Currency + Blockchain Technology practice, will moderate a panel on Wednesday, October 11th that includes 2 of the firm’s ICO clients, Scott Morgan of Nanome/Matryx and George…

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Fondo talks ICOs with theCUBE

Goodwin partner and chair of the firm’s digital currency + blockchain technology practice, Grant Fondo, sat down with John Furrier at theCUBE last week to discuss the current landscape for Blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). theCUBE is a leading, live-interview show based in Palo Alto, CA, that covers developments…

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