KODAKCoin Backers Warn SEC Could Restrict Token Trading

A new “light paper” released for the forthcoming KODAKCoin sale states that the token could see “significant” trading restrictions should the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deem it a security. KODAKCoin – which is being developed by a firm called WENN Digital using the brand of the onetime photography giant, and is set to […]

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8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong

If Telegram’s ambitious blockchain project fails, investors can’t say they weren’t warned. Along with the white paper and technical documents, prospective buyers in what could be one of the largest-ever initial coin offerings (ICOs) have received a nine-page memorandum spelling out the risks of buying the tokens. For investors in traditional markets, such a litany of […]

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2017: A Legal Renaissance, Blockchain Style

Joshua Ashley Klayman is co-head of global law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP ‘s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group and chairs the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Legal Working Group. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review, and represents the author’s personal views, not necessarily those of her employer. The year that […]

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