Daily Archives: July 27, 2018, 9:53 am

Former SEC Lawyer, Crypto Advocate Says Compliance For Blockchain Era Is The Future

Perhaps the most important thing last year should be the appreciation of the entire market for the fact that the SEC will not relinquish its regulatory responsibilities in light of recent technological developments. Or at least the investment opportunities they present. This may mean that the market could now enter a compliance phase where securities laws, issues and other regulatory…

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Should the SEC Allow IPOs When Bylaws Require Arbitration of Federal Securities Claims? | New York Law Journal

There has been renewed interest in whether the SEC should allow a U.S. company to conduct a registered initial public offering if its bylaws require shareholders to arbitrate federal securities claims. In April 2018, SEC Chair Jay Clayton said that resolving this knotty issue is not a priority for the Commission, but the Supreme Court’s May 2018 pro-arbitration decision in…

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