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What Does Kik’s YouTube Video Mean For Their Fight Against the SEC?

As I discussed in a previous article, in November 2018, the SEC staff  (the “Staff”) notified Kik Interactive Inc. and the Kin Foundation (collectively, “Kik”) that they would recommend that the SEC file an enforcement action against Kik for violating registration requirements of the securities… Read More

Breaking Down Kik’s Fight Against the SEC and their $100 Million ICO

Kik Interactive Inc. (“Kik”), a company based in Canada, raised close to $100 million selling Kin tokens during the initial coin offering (ICO) boom of 2017, making it one of the most successful ICOs. It first sold tokens to accredited investors through a SAFT (Simple… Read More

Focusing on the How, Not the What: Making Sense of Recent SEC Guidance on Crypto Assets

Through a triad of recent releases/interviews, the SEC has further clarified how it views the offering and sale of crypto assets. These guidance materials provide some really good insight on the SEC’s thinking with respect to its treatment of crypto assets; including some bright line… Read More

Longfin Says it Will Fully Cooperate with SEC as Feds Freeze $27 Million in Assets, Trading in Shares are Halted

Longfin Corp. (NASDAQ:LFIN) was hit with a formal request by NASDAQ to provide additional information regarding recent trading activity. The shares were placed on a T12 trading halt on Friday as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a formal complaint against Longfin that included… Read More

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