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SEC issues statement on digital asset securities issuance and trading

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Nov 19, 2018

The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, Division of Investment Management, and Division of Trading and Markets have issued a statement on the application of technological innovations in the securities market.

The statement notes that although “technological innovations that benefit investors and capital markets” are encouraged, “market participants must still adhere to our well-established and well-functioning federal securities law framework.” In addition, the statement highlights several enforcement actions involving the applications of federal securities laws and new technologies.

For more information, see the statement on the SEC’s Web site.

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