Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)

The SEC has issued a “Framework for ‘Investment Contract’ Analysis of Digital Assets” (the ‘Framework’) that provides the Division of Corporation Finance’s guidance on how to evaluate whether digital assets are “investment contracts,” which are a...

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently announced a $388,000 settlement with the founder of EtherDelta, a digital “token” trading platform, for operating an unregistered cryptocurrency exchange. This is the first enforcement action of its...

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The SEC and Voya Financial Services recently reached a $1 million settlement, stemming from a 2016 security incident in which individuals impersonating Voya’s independent contractors were able to gain access to the PII (including full...

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