Law

FINLAW: Initial Exchange Offerings, April 26, 2019

I was interviewed by a Chinese newspaper ChainDD concerning Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs).   Just like Initial Coin Offerings, if we are discussing a security, IEO Offerings need to either be registered with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission or meet an exemption from registration or they are illegal under United States[…]

FINLAW: NY Attorney General obtains NY GBL Section 354 order against Bitfinex and Tether, April 25, 2019

See my comments to breaking story and how this action is different from the norm at https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2019/04/146826-new-york-attorney-general-issues-court-order-alleging-fraud-pertaining-to-bitfinex-and-tether-cover-up-of-850-million-loss-is-claimed/ and https://blockonomi.com/ny-ag-says-bitfinex-engaged-in-fraud-cover-up-but-exchange-denies/ and https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitfinex-faces-legal-action-from-ny-attorney-general-heres-what-this-means/ and https://www.coindesk.com/bitfinex-nyags-order-is-hurting-our-customers-and-the-crypto-market  

Speaker, Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Regulations: New Opportunities, New Risks – The Knowledge Group Webinar, November 15, 2018

https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/initial-coin-offering-regulations/#webcast-portal The Knowledge Group webinar focusing on ICOs, STOs, securities regulations and enforcement actions.  Other Panelists included Seth W. Goettelman, Principal, Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit; Harvey Kesner, CEO, Darisolutions; and David G. Adams, Attorney, Clifford Chance.