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  • SEC Declares Bitcoin and Ether as Non-SecuritiesJune 26, 2018

    On Thursday, June 14, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC)  Director of Corporate Finance, William Hinman (Hinman), announced that the commission would not be treating Ether or Bitcoin as securities. The SEC’s announcement is in line with the recent comments of SEC Chairman, Jay … Read more »

  • CFTC Staff Issues Advisory for Virtual Currency ProductsJune 5, 2018

    On Monday, May 21, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) issued a joint staff advisory providing information and guidance relating to the listing of virtual currency derivative products to exchanges and clea … Read more »

  • NASAA Announces Initial Results of Operation CryptosweepJune 1, 2018

    On Monday, May 21, 2018, the North American Securities Administration Association (NASAA) announced a coordinated series of enforcement actions by state and provincial regulators in Canada and the United States to crack down on fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency investment p … Read more »

  • OSC Issues Warning Against Five Digital Currency FirmsMay 28, 2018

    On May 18, 2018 the Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC”) released an Investor Alert warning investors of five digital currency firms (the “Firms”) that have been identified as targeting Ontario investors and encouraging trades and investments in cryptocurrency. This announcement follows the OSC … Read more »

  • TMX Group Exchanges Provide Guidance to Crypto and Blockchain IssuersMarch 27, 2018

    The TMX Group recently posted a series of short online webinars consisting of informal conversations between TMX staff (Staff) about a variety of topics related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The discussions provided a number of tips and insights for listed issuers and for issuers that might se … Read more »