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ICOs on Our Terms and Conditions

Zoe Dolan is a lawyer focusing on crypto and blockchain projects, fintech and start-up business representation, and constitutional rights and freedoms. She is an experienced federal trial and appellate attorney and the author of various books. In this opinion piece, Dolan proposes a practical way to structure token sales that complies with securities laws and enhances value for all involved. To help regulators and the public understand why cryptographic token sales (also known as initial coin offerings, or ICOs) are [...]

Reality Shares, Nasdaq Partner to Launch Blockchain Economy Index

Investment Marketplace Reality Shares has teamed up with Nasdaq to launch an index tracking companies in the nascent blockchain industry. The smart-beta index – called the Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index – is compiled by using internal and external research, as well as a proprietary “Blockchain Score” ranking system, a press release states. Reality Shares is also planning an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will track the index and has already filed the proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Fredrik Voss, vice president of blockchain innovation [...]