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Is Ethereum a Security?

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton recently confirmed in a letter that Ethereum and similar cryptocurrencies are not securities. This letter was in response to Representative Ted Budd’s letter asking the SEC to clarify the criteria used in determining whether a...

CBD Between the Lines

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has been making headlines the past few years for its potential to deliver many health benefits. Proponents claim that CBD can, among other things, relieve pain, ease anxiety and depression, and even benefit pets. This summer,...

Are STOs the New ICOs?

As the SEC continues to crack down on noncompliant ICOs and token exchanges, many investors and crypto developers are expected to embrace the trend of adopting security token offerings, or STOs, due to the surer regulatory framework in which...