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How do token sales fit with securities regulations?

The case for treating some crypto-tokens as securities—and some not.

Framework for Securities Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

We lay out the case for treating some cryptocurrencies as securities—and some not.

Could your decentralized token project run afoul of securities laws?

We are at Devcon2 in Shanghai this week, where research director Peter Van Valkenburgh gave a talk on how securities regulators look at decentralized tokens and what developers should think about before issuing them.

The SAFT is a reasonable approach to securities law when preselling useful network tokens

New open source framework gives entrepreneurs an option for legally compliant token distributions.

Comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission on the Bitcoin Investment Trust

This would give the investing public a safe and secure financial instrument on a national securities exchange with which to obtain the bitcoin exposure they seek.

A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens

An open source and free to use framework prepared in collaboration with Coinbase, Union Square Ventures and Consensys.

Bitcoin Financial Regulation: Securities, Derivatives, Prediction Markets, and Gambling

We predict and analyze the the next major wave of Bitcoin regulation. 

Munchee Settlement Puts the Utility Token Argument to the Test

Coin Center’s analysis of the recent SEC enforcement action against an ICO found to be in violation of securities law.

Securities Regulation in Decentralized Cryptographic Currencies

Peter Van Valkenburgh presented at the 6th Technion Summer School on Cyber and Computer Security.

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