Crypto Industry Sweep: ICOs Under Increasing Scrutiny by U.S. Regulators on The Recorder

Of interest to the new crypto industry – the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued several information requests and subpoenas to companies, investors and advisers that are involved in cryptocurrency exchanges.

This comes after warnings that initial coin offerings (ICOs) might be violating securities laws, and indicates that the SEC plans on thoroughly examining ICOs.

You can read about the SEC cracking down on companies looking to take part in the cryptocurrency boom in the recent Recorder article by Benjamin Klein, Deborah Meshulam and Jason Chang.

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