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Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition, August 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 9 2017

On June 29, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") Division of Corporation Finance announced that, beginning on July 10, 2017, it


$35 million in 30 seconds: Initial Coin Offerings explained
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

Blockchain project Tezos raised $232 million-worth of bitcoin and ether in mid-July 2017, breaking the record for crowdfunding through an 'initial


Securities and Exchange Commission Addresses Virtual Currencies and Blockchain Technology
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

On July 25, 2017, the SEC issued a Report of Investigation under Section 21(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) describing an


Funds Talk: August 2017
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

In the most recent example of federal regulatory Streamlining, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on July 10 that it will


SEC Issues Landmark Report on Blockchain Fundraising
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • July 28 2017

This week the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published an investigative report1 confirming what many in the blockchain industry had


Are Initial Coin Offerings the Offer of Securities?
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

The stratospheric rise in valuations of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, and emerging applications for blockchain across the financial


SEC: Certain Initial Coin Offerings Are Securities Offerings
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

On July 25, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Section 21(a) report (Report)1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Howey Got Here: SEC Issues Guidance on Token Offerings
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

The Howey test lives onnow in a lesson in what not to do when it comes to token offerings. Token offerings, also known as “initial token offerings,”


Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, July 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 25 2017

On 16 June 2017, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and its subsidiary The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Exchange") launched a


Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, July 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 19 2017

On 26 June 2017, the European Commission (the "Commission"), published guidelines on the methodology to be adopted by certain large companies and