Category: digital assets

On October 11th of this year, a joint statement by the SEC, FinCEN, and the CFTF was released. This statement was a single node in a growing network of legal discourse on digital assets and currencies. It functioned largely as a clarification of law surrounding digital assets. It includes specific statements from each entity inv
The SEC published a Framework for Investment Contract Analysis of Digital Assets on April 3, 2019. The analysis provides guidance for applying the Howey test to digital assets to determine if they are investment contracts or securities. The test was created in the 1946 U.S. Supreme Court case, SEC v. W.J. Howey Co.   The Ho