Updates on Regulation, Trading, and Market Reforms for the Alternative Investment Community

AuthorDror Futter

Block.one, Creator of EOS, Settles with the SEC. Was it a Slap on the Wrist? Did EOS Get a Pass from the Feds?

Earlier this week it was announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it had settled with Block.one, creator of EOS, regarding allegations of issuing unregistered securities during an initial coin offering (ICO) that raised a record-breaking $4 billion. The fine assessed by the SEC was a mere $24 million. Chump change in comparison to the billions collected in the ICO. Block.one...

SAFEs 2.0: YCombinator Updates the Form

In late 2013, seed accelerator YCombinator introduced the SAFE (simple agreement for future equity) – a convertible instrument designed to make seed stage investing quicker and less expensive. The SAFEs quickly became a popular structure for seed investing.  Early this fall, YCombinator introduced several changes to the SAFE, most significant among them is a change in the basis for conversion...

Updates on Regulation, Trading, and Market Reforms for the Alternative Investment Community