Monthly Archives: May 2018

Initial Coin Offerings and SEC Enforcement: Protecting Investors (Part I)

  By Dan Portnov The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (“OIEA”) came in hot last week with its HoweyCoin initial coin offering pre-sale – a mock ICO designed to teach cryptocurrency-hungry investors the lesson that some ICOs may … Continue reading

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Do Prosecutors Hate the Attorney-Client Privilege?

By Sara Kropf The search of attorney Michael Cohen’s office by federal agents led to a phalanx of “former federal prosecutors” quoted by the media. That’s not surprising. To be fair, I know a lot of great former federal prosecutors … Continue reading

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