Tag Archives: SEC

The Terra and LUNA Coin Collapses Present an Opportunity to Clarify Stablecoin Regulation

Mitchell Koch – In November 2021, the SEC brought legal action against Terraform Labs (“Terraform”) and its CEO, Do Kwon, requiring their compliance with investigative subpoenas. Founded in 2018, Terraform creates cryptocurrencies for use in blockchain-based financial infrastructures. As of September 2022, Do Kwon and Terraform remain under investigation for selling unregistered securities in the […]

ESG and Climate Disclosures: The SEC is Hanging Out Company Greenwash to Dry in 2022

Kaitlyn Jauregui – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) posted two proposed rules to amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on the federal registrar calling for increased climate-related disclosures. If enacted, investors will gain the material knowledge needed to make strategic investments that align with their values. There […]

NFTs and fNFTs – Priceless Collectables, Digital Trinkets, or Regulatable Securities?

Sabrina Ortega – Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have been a major topic of conversation in the business sphere since their inception in the late 2000s. While debate rages over the financial and aesthetic value of NFTs, proponents, and skeptics can both agree that NFTs have gone from niche to mainstream over the last two years. […]

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SEC Approves Nasdaq’s Proposal to Increase Board Diversity

Alexa Rosen – Made effective on August 6, 2021, by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) will now require each Nasdaq-listed company, subject to certain exceptions, to have at least two diverse board members or explain why it does not.  The following article provides a brief overview of the rule, […]