For crypto enthusiasts in the US, Christmas came a few days early this year. The industry’s thought leaders descended on Congress in September, pleading for legislation of any kind, to help stabilize a jittery industry that most feared “regulation by enforcement.” With but one day remaining before the Congressional holiday,
Did the US put forth groundbreaking new securities regulation in 2018? No, but the SEC provided a number of increasingly explicit reminders about the application of existing securities laws to cryptocurrency transactions—particularly ICOs.
The public enforcement actions during the past month against Airfox,
BX3 Capital, a business advisory firm for the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, has added tax expert Mike Minihan as a partner. In addition, Jay Arcata, a business attorney, has taken the role of VP client operations.
Minihan joins BX3 Capital after more than 20 years as an international tax attorney and entrepreneur.