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Crypto Roundtable To Discuss Regulation

“Cryptocurrencies are a crock,” according to Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA). But today, representatives of cryptocurrency companies and other financial services providers will have a chance to have a seat at the roundtable being held in Washington, DC today to give … Continue reading

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Is Bitcoin Halal?

In case you didn’t know, there’s a debate going on as to whether Bitcoin is permitted and acceptable under Islamic banking law. Dr. Arindam Banerjee Associate Professor, Finance, Amity University, Dubai Campus has argued (link below) that cryptocurrencies are not … Continue reading

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New Chief Counsel For SEC Chairman

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White today announced that she has appointed Robert E. Rice, 57, as her Chief Counsel. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Rice comes to the SEC from Deutsche Bank AG in New York, where … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Legal Analysis

For those interested in the legal analysis of the JOBS Act and crowdfunding in particular, the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver’s online supplement to the University of Denver’s Law Review provides 8 articles that discuss: The … Continue reading

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New Team at the SEC

Dealbook is reporting that while Mary Jo White is being vetted as Chairman of the SEC, she is likely to draw on her colleague Andrew J. Ceresney, who served as her lieutenant as both a defense lawyer and as a … Continue reading

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SEC Releases New FAQs on JOBS Act

SEC released new JOBS Act FAQS on emerging growth companies on April 16th and May 3rd.

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Crowd Funded Films at Tribeca Film Festival

A new paradigm for film finance? HuffPost reports that 17 of the films selected for the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival utilized fan-based funding to fulfill a portion of their project’s budgets. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-c-beer/tribeca-film-festival_b_1472642.html

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