At this year's ETHDenver Conference, founder and managing member Dave Rodman teamed up with Charged Particles and Bankless Ventures founder Ben Lakoff in a fireside chat on navigating Web3 safely and successfully. Starting with the most common misconceptions present with operating in the Web3 … Read more about ETHDenver 2023: Navigating Web3
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
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
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
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
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
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
The massive uptick in the public’s awareness of blockchain and cryptocurrency was recently driven home for me in an extremely personal way. I usually find myself dreading the mere mention of those words in social situations (with pretty much anyone) simply due to the fact that I know I … Read more about How Secure is Monero?