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 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
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
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 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
The cryptocurrency industry has received very little information concerning how the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) will regulate digital currency or Initial Coin Offerings “(ICO’s”). On April, 5, the SEC chairman Jay Clayton gave the industry another glimpse of how cryptocurrencies … Read more about SEC Chairman Weighs In…
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 will … Read more about How Secure is Monero?