5 Myths About Conducting a Security Token Offering

By Vanessa Malone A series of events led to the emergence of digital securities, from the rise of equity crowdfunding to the fall of the ICO-era. While the majority of issuers thus far have been utilizing Rule 506(c) of Regulation D to conduct a digital securities offering, a new industry milestone was reached in August […]Continue Reading

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A timeline on increasing AML compliance obligations for the crypto community

By Vanessa Malone Money laundering has reached a new level of sophistication in today’s digital age, with criminals finding new ways to utilize the internet and conceal the origin of illegally obtained funds every day. With the blockchain came a new anti-money laundering (AML) hurdle — the ability to make transactions to anyone in the world anonymously. […]Continue Reading

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Transfer Agents and Security Tokens

By Vanessa Malone This summer the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued a Joint Statement addressing how securities laws and regulations should apply to digital securities, which they refer to as digital asset securities. This statement worked to identify and clarify the overlap between existing methods in place for […]Continue Reading

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