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11/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Paragon offered and sold PRG tokens in a general solicitation that included investors in the United States. Investors purchased their PRG tokens in ex...
7/26/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
IA Watch has obtained a copy of an OCIE sweep exam request letter tied to how advisers are handling cryptocurrencies.   The exam letter probes whether...
7/25/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A sources shares with IA Watch a copy of an OCIE document request letter that focuses on how the adviser handles cryptocurrencies.
6/07/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Titanium's website contained fabricated testimonials from corporate customers and that Stollaire publicly - and fraudulently - claimed to have relatio...
4/26/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Raymond Trapani surely saw the writing on the wall. Two of his co-founders of Centra Tech—a company that conducted a $32 million initial coining offer...
2/15/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The wild west of FinTech may have to be corralled before innovations like Blockchain or distributed ledger technology enjoy the widespread use its pro...
1/19/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
I believe that the CFTC’s response to the spectacular rise of virtual currencies has been a balanced one. Doing nothing would have been irresponsible....
1/19/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC Complaint alleges that from approximately January 2017 to the present, McDonnell and CDM engaged in a deceptive and fraudulent virtual curren...
1/19/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Specifically, the Complaint alleges that, from approximately April 2017 through the present, Defendants, who have never been registered with the CFTC ...
1/18/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Until the questions identified above can be addressed satisfactorily, we do not believe that it is appropriate for fund sponsors to initiate registrat...
1/04/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
One thing is certain: ignoring virtual currency trading will not make it go away. Nor is it a responsible regulatory strategy. The CFTC has an importa...
12/21/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
In yet another sign of growing regulator interest in the murky world of digital currencies, the CFTC requests comments on how it may interpret “actual...
12/11/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
I have said consistently that virtual currencies are unlike any commodity that the CFTC has dealt with in the past, and I know they pose challenges fo...
12/11/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Even if MUN tokens had a practical use at the time of the offering, it would not preclude the token from being a security. Determining whether a trans...
12/07/2017 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The SEC Enforcement Division’s new Cyber Unit—created in September (IA Watch, Sept. 28, 2017)—has filed its first charges in a bid to put the brakes o...
11/22/2017 | Content area: Investment Adviser
You can call them virtual, digital or alternative currencies but more and more people refer to them as cryptocurrencies and see them as one thing: mon...
11/22/2017 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Regulators continue to caution the industry and investors on the potential pitfalls of initial coin offerings. SEC chairman Jay Clayton is the latest ...
11/22/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FinTech innovations, it is often said, have the potential to transform key parts of the securities industry. While healthy skepticism still seems warr...
11/08/2017 | Content area: Investment Adviser
There is also a distinct lack of information about many online platforms that list and trade virtual coins or tokens offered and sold in Initial Coin ...
8/31/2017 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Believe the enthusiasts and blockchain will revolutionize the industry like the internet. Listen to skeptics and it’s a murky world with hidden risks ...


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