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Yahoo! Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto, Featuring Grant Fondo

Blockchain  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Goodwin News & Events  •  Industry Events  •  Regulatory Action  •  Year in Review
The 2018 iteration of Yahoo! Finance’s All Markets Summit, taking place on Tuesday, February 7, 2018, will focus solely on cryptocurrency. From Bitcoin and blockchain to ICOs, in conjunction with CoinDesk, Yahoo! Finance will lead […]

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SEC and CFTC Enforcement Directors Issue Joint Statement Regarding Virtual Currency Enforcement Actions

Bitcoin  •  Blockchain  •  CFTC  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  SEC  •  Token Sales/ICOs  •  Virtual Currency
On January 19, 2018, SEC Co-Enforcement Directors Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin and CFTC Enforcement Director James McDonald issued the following joint statement regarding virtual currency enforcement actions: “When market participants engage in fraud under […]

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Massachusetts Securities Regulator Announces “Aggressive Policing” of Cryptocurrency Firms

Cryptocurrency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  SEC  •  State Law
On December 15, 2017, Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin announced that his office’s Securities Division (“MSD”) would begin “aggressive policing” of cryptocurrency sales in Massachusetts.  The MSD regulates the offering and sale of securities […]

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ICO Participant Liability – Could you be Liable for Assisting in the Sale of Unregistered Securities?

Digital Currency  •  Enforcement Actions  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  SEC  •  Tax  •  Token Sales/ICOs  •  Uncategorized
As published in Bloomberg BNA’s Securities Regulation & Law Report, December 18, 2017 An initial coin offering (“ICO”) does not happen on its own. Rather, there are companies and individuals that assist in successful token […]

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