Securities Law & Cryptocurrency Financing
By: David M. Otto & Andrea Louie
September 1, 2017
Initial coin offerings, or crypto-equity financings, are being effected in a manner and timeframe where the novelty and rapidity of the cryptocurrency markets are outpacing the establishment of comprehensive, clear, and relevant guideposts under U.S. securities laws. As a result, every crypto-equity financing must be evaluated independently to ensure compliance with securities laws.