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Understanding Down Rounds in Venture Capital Financing: Impact on Preferred Stock Conversion Price

Venture capital financing plays a crucial role in funding the growth and expansion of startups. However, the path to success is not always smooth, and companies may, at certain points in their lifecycle, need to raise capital on less-than-ideal terms. In today’s challenging economic climate,… Read More

DeFi, Digital Assets and KYC: Do You Know Your Crypto Customers?

Recent headlines have highlighted significant risks associated with investments in cryptocurrency. For instance, in recent months, we have seen the price of various cryptocurrencies plummet, creating a “crypto winter” (though prices have recently been swinging back up, demonstrating the volatility risk associated with cryptocurrency). As… Read More

NFTs: Securities Law and Fraud Concerns

  Non-fungible tokens, commonly called NFTs for short, have become an increasingly popular digital asset, especially in light of some eye-popping sale transactions involving Jack Dorsey’s first tweet, Bored Ape NFTs, NBA Top Shots Moments, and a number of other digital works of art. However,… Read More

Tennessee Follows Wyoming to Become Second State to Recognize DAOs

Last month, Tennessee became the second state to allow decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) to register as LLCs, following pioneer Wyoming. HB2645 and SB2854 provide that the Tennessee Revised Limited Liability Company Act applies to decentralized organizations. The legislation became law on April 20, 2022. Chris… Read More

SEC v. Ripple: Implications of Ripple’s Fair Notice Defense

In December 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint in a New York federal court against Ripple Labs, Inc. and two of its executives alleging that Ripple had sold $1.3 billion in XRP cryptocurrency tokens in a series of unregistered securities offerings…. Read More

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