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ICO Lawyers Put on Notice by SEC Chairman

When it comes to regulators' tough stance on the creation and issuance of cryptocurrencies, it's not only the issuers who may find themselves in the crosshairs of a regulatory inquiry or enforcement action. In this Expert Clip, Jim Walker (Partner & General Counsel, Richards Kibbe & Orbe) addresses a stern warning and admonition from SEC Chairman Jay Clayton directed at lawyers and other "gatekeepers" who may find themselves advising tech companies and other prospective cryptocurrency issuers. Jim discusses this issue and also offers a fascinating look at regulatory implications to come in his CLE webcast, Issuers & Advisors Beware: The Risks of Initial Coin Offerings and Defending the Regulatory Inquiry created in partnership with AltaClaro.

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