DeFi Talks with DeFi Dad

Hoping to provide the DeFi and Web3 industries with a review of some of the most current hazards in the space, this week, Dave Rodman sat down with DeFi Dad on the latest "DeFi Talks with DeFi Dad." Beginning with his start in crypto and securities law, Dave analyzes the specter of regulatory … Read more about DeFi Talks with DeFi Dad

DAOs: A Legal Analysis

This article is a law and regulatory focused missive on Distributed Autonomous Organizations (“DAO” or “DAOs”). I want to be clear that we are big fans of these structures and believe that they will have a major impact on our society because they can fundamentally alter how businesses are formed and … Read more about DAOs: A Legal Analysis

The Alt Asset Allocation Podcast

On a recent episode of The Alt Asset Allocation Podcast, firm founder Dave Rodman sat down with host Ben Lakoff to look into the current state of cryptocurrency and it's potential regulation. Beginning with Dave's start in crypto 2017 and during the ICO-boom, the two note decentralized finance's … Read more about The Alt Asset Allocation Podcast

SEC Tries (and Fails) to Expand the Private Markets

On August 26, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced several changes to the “accredited investor” definition, adding new categories of the eligible individual and corporate candidates for private capital markets. Passed in a 3-2 Commission vote, the agency press release … Read more about SEC Tries (and Fails) to Expand the Private Markets

Securing New Colorado Cannabis Industry Investment

In late May, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed the Publicly Licensed Marijuana Companies bill (HB-1090), which removed the previous ban preventing publicly traded corporations from obtaining a cannabis license (you can read our summary of it here). Passed with the intention of expanding access to the … Read more about Securing New Colorado Cannabis Industry Investment

Gov. Jared Polis Signs Colorado Digital Token Act

Last week, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed the Colorado Digital Token Act (“SB19-023”), which is expected to bring more attention to Colorado’s cryptocurrency market by addressing digital tokens within the existing framework of securities law. A security, while having a notoriously flexible … Read more about Gov. Jared Polis Signs Colorado Digital Token Act

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating Unregistered Exchange

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced settled charges on the first enforcement action based on findings that a digital token trading platform was operating as an unregistered national securities exchange. The charges were against Zachary Coburn, founder of decentralized Ethereum … Read more about SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating Unregistered Exchange

RLG Series of ITF Reports: DeepOnion

The Rodman Law Group is proud to present the second in a series of reports from one of our clients, Intelligent Trading Foundation. The information that they have worked hard to gather and consolidate is presented in a efficient manner that provides significant amounts of information in digestible … Read more about RLG Series of ITF Reports: DeepOnion