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Crypto exchange Seed CX has one of the industry’s strictest policies on employee trading. In a word: Don’t. ow.ly/WbNP30mZ5Cu

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The U.S. government has confirmed the existence of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from organizations and su… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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While emerging assets are always turbulent, 2018 has been an especially violent year for the crypto markets. Lesson… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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No-action letters may be a way forward for crypto startups hoping to avoid securities classifications. ow.ly/3Cfy30mYXZ3

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"There are plenty of people trying to figure out how to do securities tokens. That's intereresting.... 'We're just… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"It's not the Hinman test. It's just the Howey test he's explaining the nuances around," SEC's Szczepanik says, on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"It's the way that it's sold to you that makes it a security." -- SEC's Szczepanik. "What are the expectations arou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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No mention of word "utility" during this chat with SEC's Szczepanik, moderator @ronqman notes. #SECatWSBA

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"It's a rare set of circumstances where you'd be deemed 'not a security' if you're raising money to capitalize a ve… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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What does it take to get a no-action letter from the SEC? Szczepanik: People coming to us with specific proposals.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"Not every jurisdiction has the same view of what a security is. Some have a constricted view, we have a very broad… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SEC has CFTC and FinCEN on speed-dial. "It’s critically important, especially in emerging areas of law ... to have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Questions SEC considers re qualified custodians: Do you have exclusive control of private key? How do you audit for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"To be a great regulator in this space you need to be able to listen to people," says SEC's Szczepanik. Re criticis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Opinion of commission on bitcoin ETF proposals does not hinge on how commission views bitcoin or blockchain or DLT,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"Anything said to you by a person selling it to you on YouTube, in white paper, on a website" can help determine if… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"Investment contract" (defined in Howey) is a broad, principles-based concept that makes it hard to draw bright lin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"I remember reading the white paper for the DAO and thinking 'if this ever is released into the wild, it's going to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Valerie A. Szczepanik of the SEC reminisces about the investigation of early BTC ponzi schemer Trendon Shavers. "I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Fireside chat with Valerie A. Szczepanik of the SEC is about to begin. The moderator is @ronqman of @WallStreetBTC. #SECatWSBA

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Valerie A. Szczepanik, the SEC's Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation, is speaking shortly at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"When did it become doctrine to #HODL and sacrilege to sell?" – @IAmJamesGreaves ow.ly/nAVU30mY3ET #Crypto2018

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Representative Davidson has suggested using a cryptocurrency to crowdfund a wall on the Mexican border. ow.ly/TqP430mYNU5

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"Crypto assets are ready for the white linen treatment of a fully regulated securities exchange." – @sheilabair2013… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…