How Estate and Financial Planners Can Address Digital Assets
These professionals need to be on the forefront of addressing this technology and understanding its nuances and what makes it different from standard assets like fiat currency, stocks, and bonds.
Digital Assets in Transactions
It is important to keep in mind that digital assets have different features and nuances that may not mix well with traditional approaches.
The SEC’s Digital Asset Questions For RIA Firms
In helping RIA firms learn about crypto assets and develop appropriate policies and procedures, here are some best practices.
Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 4: Implementing Blockchain Solutions
My friend Michael Lewellen joined me for the fourth and final Blockchain Breakfast of our summer series to discuss implementing blockchain solutions.
Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 3: Lawyers, Regulators & The Private Sector
Last week, I sat down with one of my dear and first friends from law school, Cole Davis. Cole is a (recovering!) attorney focused on his new startup Switchchord, a blockchain-based music licensing and copyright management platform. Here are a few takeaways from our discussion.
Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 2: Who Runs The Cash?
Last week, I sat down with one of my favorite people in crypto, Fred Constanesco. Fred is an attorney, entrepreneur, and bitcoin enthusiast. Fred and I talked all things money. Here is a recap.
Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 1: Weird Use Cases
This Tuesday, Vela Wood hosted the first of its three-part “Blockchain Breakfast” series. James Johnson joined us to “get weird with blockchain.” James is the co-founder and CMO of Oaken Innovations, a blockchain software company focused on automotive mobility applications.
Zuck Bucks – Facebook’s Libra Currency
Facebook recently released details on its long awaited currency, “Libra.” The goal is to create an alternative financial system allowing people to send money as easily as sending a text. We have some questions, primarily around incentives and motivations.
This is Howey. Do it.
Earlier this month, the SEC posted guidance and a No-Action letter to Turnkey Jets, giving more insight into the particular way the Howey test is applied to tokens.