Until yesterday, the enforcement actions of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the digital token space have primarily focused on the primary issuances of tokens. However, on November 8, 2018, the SEC announced in an order (the “Order”) that it had settled charges against Zachary Coburn, the founder of the digital token exchange EtherDelta, marking the first time that the SEC has brought an enforcement action against an online digital token platform for operating as an unregistered national securities exchange.
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F. Dario de Martino
Dario de Martino is a partner in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster’s New York office, and serves as the Co-Chair of MoFo’s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group.
Mr. de Martino’s practice focuses on domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, principally in connection with public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, and corporate governance matters. He represents a broad array of More ›
Susan I. Gault-Brown
Susan Gault-Brown is a partner in the Financial Services Group of Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office. She serves as chair of the firm's Investment Management Group and co-chair of the firm's Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group. Ms. Gault-Brown advises participants in the investment management, FinTech, and financial services industries—including investment advisers, exempt reporting advisers, broker-dealers, funding portals, private funds, commodity trading advisors, commodity More ›
Daniel R. Kahan
Daniel Kahan is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Corporate Department. His corporate transactional practice focuses on venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and spin-offs, public securities offerings, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Kahan also regularly advises clients in strategic technology transactions, including professional service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, sourcing agreements, transition service agreements, distribution agreements, reseller agreements, and intellectual property More ›
Alfredo B. D. Silva
Alfredo B. D. Silva represents public and private technology companies and strategic and financial investors in a broad range of capital markets transactions, early- and late-stage financings, and corporate governance matters in a variety of industries, including Life Sciences, Health Tech, FinTech, and SaaS. More ›