Tag: Howey Test

KuCoin Shares KCS

KuCoin Shares Review: The Dividend Paying Exchange Token

KuCoin Shares (KCS) are the native currency of the KuCoin exchange, a relatively new but rapidly growing crypto exchange. There has been a great deal of interest in these tokens given their unique profit sharing structure which allows users to...

/ February 22, 2019
SEC comments on ICO

SEC Sees The Writing on the Wall – Implications for ICOs

Recently the director of the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance put out some interesting comments during the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit regarding cryptocurrency. It was nice to see the top SEC official admit that: …what I believe may be...

/ August 9, 2018
SAFT Agreement

What are SAFT Agreements?: Complete Beginners Guide

Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have been around since 2013, but as their popularity has grown, so too has the regulatory scrutiny surrounding them grown. One huge point of contention from government regulators is how to classify ICOs. By the...

/ July 12, 2018
Crypto Airdrop SEC

CryptoCurrency Airdrops: Where Could The SEC Stand on Them?

We are all aware of the common practice in the cryptocurrency ecosystem called Airdrops. These are essentially free giveaways of coins that are “airdropped” on a group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It is the quickest way to distribute your coins in...

/ June 3, 2018
Howey Rule Cryptocurrency

The Howey Test and Cryptocurrency: Which Coins May Apply?

If you have been following the news over the past few days then you will no doubt have heard of the “Howey test” and whether it can be applied to cryptocurrencies. This is indeed an important question as the Howey...

/ May 6, 2018