In an ICO St. Valentines Day Massacre, the Honorable Judge Gonzalo Curiel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California reconsidered and reversed his November 2018 Blockvest decision, sending a powerful message about the illegality of so-called initial coin offerings.
As an early critic of Judge Curiel’s original Blockvest opinion (before he reversed himself late yesterday), today I feel vindicated and have written this article to discuss the details of his extraordinary turnabout. But before we get to Judge Curiel’s unusual ICO death blow, let’s start from the beginning of this intriguing legal course of events.
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