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SEC provides further guidance on when digital assets may be deemed securities (access required)

In the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) v. W. J. Howey, the U.S. Supreme Court established a test for determining whether an instrument is an investment contract that is treated as a security and subject to securities laws. William Hinman, the director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, recently provided important but nonbinding guidance ...

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