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All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape

Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2018
Running Time: 01:15:54

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Taken from the Web Program 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Recorded November 2018 in New York

All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape [01:15:54]
  • Crypto currency offerings through the lens of securities and commodities laws
  • Blockchain in action: Where are we and where do we go from here?
  • Evolving regulatory and enforcement trends
  • Challenges for advisers in cryptocurrency transactions
(CFE Field of Study: Fraud)
(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)

Moderator: Curtis L. Mo

Speakers: Alma M. Angotti, Valerie A. Szczepanik, K. Brent Tomer, Nancy H. Wojtas

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  • Juan Batiz-Benet, Jesse Clayburgh and Marco Santori, The SAFT Project: Toward a Compliant Token Sale Framework (October 2, 2017)
    Curtis Mo
  • SAFT, Form of Simple Agreement for Future Tokens
    Curtis Mo
  • Cardozo Blockchain Project, Research Report #1, Not So Fast—Risks Related to the Use of a “SAFT” for Token Sales (November 21, 2017)
    Curtis Mo
  • Venture Capital Working Group, Token Sale Non-Exclusive Safe Harbor, For Discussion (March 26, 2018)
    Nancy H. Wotjas
  • DLA Piper, Blockchain: Background, Challenges, and Legal Issues
    Curtis Mo
  • Benjamin Klein, Deborah R. Meshulam and Jason Chang, DLA Piper, Securities Enforcement Alert, Crypto Industry Sweep: ICOs and Token Offerings under Increasing Scrutiny by US Regulators (April 18, 2018)
    Curtis Mo
  • Deborah R. Meshulam and Benjamin Klein, DLA Piper, Securities Enforcement Alert, How One New York Court Is Shaping the Future of Cryptocurrency Regulation (May 17, 2018)
    Curtis Mo
  • Top Ten “DO’s” and “DON’Ts” If the SEC Calls; What to Expect (August 1, 2018)
    Nancy H. Wojtas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Release No. 81207, Report of Investigation Pursuant to Section 21(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934: The DAO (July 25, 2017)
    Valerie A. Szczepanik
  • William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Speech, Digital Asset Transactions: When Howey Met Gary (Plastic), Remarks at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto (June 14, 2018)
    Valerie A. Szczepanik
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets, Public Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets
    Valerie A. Szczepanik
  • Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Staff Letter: Engaging on Fund Innovation and Cryptocurrency-Related Holdings (January 18, 2018)
    Valerie A. Szczepanik
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release No. 2018-88, The SEC Has an Opportunity You Won’t Want to Miss: Act Now! (May 16, 2018)
    Valerie A. Szczepanik
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Cyber Enforcement Actions (Chart)
    Valerie A. Szczepanik
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, LabCFTC, A CFTC Primer on Virtual Currencies (October 17, 2017) (PowerPoint slides)
    K. Brent Tomer
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Proposed interpretation; request for comment, Retail Commodity Transactions Involving Virtual Currency, 17 CFR Part 1, RIN 3038–AE62, 82 Fed. Reg. No. 243 (December 20, 2017)
    K. Brent Tomer
  • CFTC v. McDonnell and Cabbage Tech Corp. d/b/a Coin Drop Markets, 287 F.Supp.3d 213 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 6, 2018)
    K. Brent Tomer
  • Amir Zaidi and Brian Bussey, CFTC Staff Advisory No. 18-14, To: Designated Contract Markets, Swap Execution Facilities, and Derivative Clearing Organizations, Re: Advisory with Respect to Virtual Currency Derivative Product Listings (May 21, 2018)
    K. Brent Tomer
  • Ellen Zimiles, Alma Angotti, and Laura Rau, Navigant, Digital Payments and Emerging Technologies—Best Practices for Managing the Risk
    Alma M. Angotti
  • Mark Daws, Robert Dedman, and James Robertson, Navigant, Global Investigations & Compliance, New EU Rules Target Terrorist Financing and Ownership of Offshore Assets: Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive Imposes Greater Transparency Around Beneficial Ownership and Restrictions on Virtual Currencies
    Alma M. Angotti
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  • Press Release: SEC Charges ICO Superstore and Owners With Operating As Unregistered Broker-Dealers
    Curtis L. Mo
  • Press Release: SEC Charges Digital Asset Hedge Fund Manager With Misrepresentations and Registration Failures
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    Alma M. Angotti ~ Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Investigations and Compliance, Navigant Consulting, Inc.
    Curtis L. Mo ~ DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Valerie A. Szczepanik ~ Associate Director and Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation, Division of Corporation Finance , U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    K. Brent Tomer ~ Chief Trial Attorney, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
    Nancy H. Wojtas ~ Cooley LLP
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