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New York Department Of Financial Services Issues Crypto Guidance; Outlines Enhanced Reporting Requirements

Bitcoin  •  BitLicense  •  Blockchain  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  Money Transmission  •  NYDFS  •  Regulatory Action  •  State Law  •  Virtual Currency
On February 7, 2018, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NY DFS) issued guidance to all virtual currency businesses that maintain a “BitLicense” or that are chartered as a limited purpose trust company […]

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SEC Exams To Focus On ICOs And Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin  •  Blockchain  •  Broker-Dealer  •  Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  FINRA  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  Regulatory Action  •  SEC  •  Token Sales/ICOs  •  Virtual Currency
On February 7, 2018, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced its 2018 Examination Priorities.  In what comes as no surprise, the exam priorities include initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency, stating […]

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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 Issues Warning Regarding Celebrity-Promoted Coin Offerings and Moves Swiftly Against Unregistered ICOs

Initial Coin Offerings  •  Regulatory Action  •  SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued two warnings about investments sold on the basis of celebrity endorsements, including one relating to initial coin offerings (ICOs), and followed up with enforcement actions against unregistered […]

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Israeli Regulators to Decide Regulatory Fate of ICOs in December

Cryptocurrency  •  Digital Currency  •  Ethereum  •  Initial Coin Offerings  •  Regulatory Action  •  Token Sales/ICOs  •  Uncategorized  •  Virtual Currency
On August 30, 2017, the Israeli equivalent of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Israeli Security Authority (“ISA”) announced it had formed a committee to study whether, and how, to apply Israeli securities laws […]

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