Entries by Jeffrey A. Bekiares

SEC Tells Telegram to Hit Pause on Its Token Issuance

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This post was originally published on this site This past Friday (October 11, 2019), the Securities and Exchange Commission filed an emergency action and temporary restraining order against Telegram, a messaging app similar to WhatsApp. The emergency action is an attempt by the SEC to stop Telegram’s unregistered offering of its digital asset, “Grams.” As […]

Equity Compensation in the Gig Economy

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This post was originally published on this siteLast week, Uber sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) seeking an amendment to Rule 701 promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933. Rule 701, which was recently modified in July 2018, allows non-reporting companies (i.e. startups and other privately held companies) to issue […]