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ATB Coin is a ‘security’ under Howey test

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. The Southern District of New York declined to dismiss a complaint against a technology start-up that offered digital assets through an unregistered initial coin offering. According to the court, the complaint established that the virtual currency … Continue reading

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Regulating Initial Coin Offerings

“Only the rich” benefit from securities regulation in the cryptocurrency space, said CEO Erik Voorhees in a recent tweet. Voorhees, the head of the cryptocurrency exchange Shapeshift, issued his tweet after messaging startup Telegram’s decision to cancel its initial coin … Continue reading

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ICOs – Airfox and Paragon Coin Settle SEC Charges

ICO Issuers CarrierEQ (Airfox) and Paragon Coin Inc. reportedly agree to Register Tokens as Securities  According to a press announcement on November 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it has reportedly settled charges against two companies, CarrierEQ … Continue reading

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Challenge Coin Craziness

If you asked me this morning whether I'd be spending my Monday night delving deep into the world of challenge coins, I'd have called you crazy. And yet, here I am, searching the internet for information about how to detect… … Continue reading

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Two Georgia Police Officers Are Terminated After Using a ‘Coin Flip’ to Decide on an Arrest

We expect police to be ethical during roadside arrests. However, two Georgia police officers were recently terminated after using a coin flip to decide on a speeding arrest. The two Georgia police officers were initially placed on leave after they used … Continue reading

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