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What Makes A "Utility Token"? - SEC Delivers Rare No-Action Letter To Token Issuer
Last month, the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a no-action letter to Pocketful of Quarters, Inc. (PoQ), a Connecticut-based gaming start-up looking to issue tokens on the Ethereum
Canada
4 Sep 2019
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Canadian Securities Administrator To Consider Regulatory Framework For Crypto Assets
The Canadian Securities Administrator recently released its 2019-2022 business plan, which reveals the CSA is considering the development of a regulatory regime for crypto assets and crypto trading platforms over the next three years.
Canada
26 Jun 2019
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Canadian Securities Regulators Propose To Regulate Crypto-Asset Platforms
The Canadian Securities Administrator (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC, together with the CSA, the "Regulators")
Canada
10 Apr 2019
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Lessons From The SEC's Recent Settlements With Unregistered Cryptocurrency Firms
On September 11, 2018, the SEC announced its settlement of enforcement actions against two issuers engaging in the offer and sale of cryptocurrencies where, for the first time, the firms and their control persons ...
Canada
16 Oct 2018
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Focus On Substance Over Form - CSA Provides Further Guidance On Token Offerings
On June 11, 2018, staff of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 46-308 – Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens (the "Staff Notice"). This is the second pronouncement from the CSA on the application of Canadian securities laws on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and initial token offerings (ITOs).
Canada
13 Jun 2018
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Regulatory Authorities To Know Before Doing Business In Crypto
In 2017, 235 initial coin offerings (ICOs) raised almost US$3.7 billion dollars, an increase of 3700% from 2016.
Canada
19 Feb 2018
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Read This Before Your ICO: Minimizing The Risk Of A Securities Token
The Munchee Order provides insight into some of the token issuer activities the SEC will consider in determining whether tokens issued during ICOs are securities.
Canada
24 Jan 2018
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ICO Wars: The SEC Strikes Back
The Cyber Unit demonstrated its commitment to Chairman Clayton's direction by bringing two enforcement actions against ICOs in relatively short order.
Canada
4 Jan 2018
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Read This Before Your ICO: Exploring The SAFT Framework For Compliant Token Sales In Canada
To date in 2017, technology startups have raised over US$3 billion through more than 200 initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Canada
13 Dec 2017
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Cryptocurrencies: Further Legal Developments
On August 30, we published an Update summarizing guidance from the Canadian Securities Administrators with respect to the potential application of Canadian securities laws to initial coin offerings.
Canada
18 Sep 2017
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Initial Coin Offerings In Canada: The CSA Weighs In
On August 24, 2017, staff of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), published CSA Staff Notice 46-307 – Cryptocurrency Offerings (the "Staff Notice").
Canada
6 Sep 2017
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Three Major Developments In The Regulation Of Canadian FinTech Companies
As previously discussed in our recent Update, OSC Announces Launch of Innovation Hub for FinTech Companies, the OSC has now officially unveiled the OSC Launchpad.
Canada
3 Nov 2016
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OSC Announces Launch Of Innovation Hub For Fintech Companies
The OSC recently announced the creation of OSC LaunchPad; the first innovation hub introduced by a Canadian securities regulator aimed at improving the integration of Fintech companies...
Canada
16 Oct 2016
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TMX Group Introduces The Advancing Innovation Roundtable
One of the biggest challenges facing Canadian startups has been consistent access to growth capital in Canada.
Canada
2 Oct 2016
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CSA Provides Revised Guidance On Disclosure Of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
The Canadian Securities Administrators have revised Staff Notice 52-306 Non-GAAP Financial Measures to provide additional guidance to issuers using non-GAAP financial measures in continuous disclosure materials.
Canada
18 Feb 2016
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