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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: The Emerging Regulatory Framework
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Canada, Hong Kong, USA
  • September 13 2017

This summer, US and international regulators have brought enforcement actions, issued guidance and explanatory documents, and sharpened


The Rise of ICOs, Digital Tokens and Virtual Currencies - Do Securities Regulations Apply?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

On 10 August 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") and Commercial Affairs Department ("CAD") issued a joint statement, advising consumers


MAS clarifies stance on digital tokens
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On 1 August 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) clarified through a media release that an offer or issue of digital tokens would be


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


Initial coin offerings - something new under the regulatory sun?
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

In our financial services updates at the beginning of the year (see here), we outlined a few regulatory pointers for FinTech coming out of a speech


DAO and the Art of Securities Regulation: SEC Clarifies that Digital Tokens May Be “Securities”
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

The rapid rise of distributed ledger technology and the spate of recent initial coin offerings (“ICOs”) have focused attention on whether, and in what


The Growing Commercial Applications of Blockchain Technology
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

A blockchain is a decentralized and immutable ledger. It provides an unalterable record of all transactions that have ever taken place on that ledger


The Growing Commercial Applications of Blockchain Technology
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

A blockchain is a decentralized and immutable ledger. It provides an unalterable record of all transactions that have ever taken place on that ledger


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