We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
Results 1 to 5 of 42
Most popular |Most recent


MCA Participations and Securities Laws: Recognizing and Managing A Looming Threat

USA - December 10 2018 Due to the high volume of relevant judicial decisions issued by New York courts over the past two years, the risk that enforceability of a merchant...

Mark T. Dabertin.


CFTC Extends Its Reach to Potentially Include Initial Coin Offerings

USA - October 18 2017 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has now made it clear that, in its view, certain initial coin offerings (ICOs) within the...

Joseph C. Guagliardo, Todd R. Kornfeld, Robert A. Friedel.


SEC Cracks Down on Fraudulent ICOs in Latest Enforcement Action

USA - October 4 2017 Two initial coin offerings (ICOs) were the target of a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action filed on September 29...

Joseph C. Guagliardo, Todd R. Kornfeld, Robert A. Friedel.


SEC Releases New Form ADV To Be Used for Filings After October 1, 2017

USA - September 7 2017 Many of the changes to Form ADV are housekeeping changes and clarifications, but several break new ground. In a long-awaited move, the...


Blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings: SEC Provides First U.S. Securities Law Guidance

USA - July 27 2017 Many initial coin offerings (ICOs) have recently raised large amounts of capital without the regulatory constraints of traditional initial public...

Joseph C. Guagliardo, Todd R. Kornfeld, Robert A. Friedel.