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"The Latest on ICOs/Token Deals"

Thursday, April 26, 2018

2:00 - 3:00 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

Initial coin offerings - also known as "token" deals - are the latest craze. Join these experts as they explain the mechanics of ICOs/token deals as well as the latest trends & developments:

  • Daniel Budofsky, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Susan Gault-Brown, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Scott Kimpel, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Margaret Rosenfeld, Partner, Smith Anderson LLP

Among other topics, this program will cover:

  1. ICOs as Securities Offerings: Review of SEC statements & actions / private actions (Tezos)
  2. Securities Law Structures: 506(c) /Reg S side-by-sides /Reg S only /506(b) /Reg A + /S-1
  3. Trends in Deal Structures: Are SAFTs sunk /birfurcated structures (true tokens followed by "mint-use-burn" platform tokens)
  4. Recent DGCL Amendments: Accommodate use of the technology for public companies (electronic stock ledgers, etc.)
  5. Smart Contracts (ISDA has a working group on this issue)
  6. Blockchain Trading Platforms: Initiatives by some of the banks & exchanges to build out blockchain trading platforms


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