Initial Coin Offerings – 2018 Market Outlook and Regulation

Initial Coin Offerings – 2018 Market Outlook and Regulation

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Initial Coin Offerings: The Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses

Link to Full Article   Abstract This article provides an overview of the evolving ICO market in January 2018. It evaluates hand-selected data for the top 25 ICO jurisdictions by market capitalization. The author codes the regulatory responses of the top 25 ICO jurisdictions and provides a comparative analysis of their respective regulatory actions. Keywords: Initial […]

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The 2018 ICO Market

Presentation at FinTank’s CryptoCon 2018: Fintank CryptoCon 2018 – Wulf Kaal – ICO Panel Based on this article: Initial Coin Offerings: the Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses 23 Pages Posted:  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3117224  Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Date Written: February 2, 2018 Abstract This article provides an overview […]

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Initial Coin Offerings – Emerging Practices, Risk Factors, and Red Flags

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are the most efficient means of financing entrepreneurial initiatives in the history of capital formation. ICOs minimizing transaction cost, democratizing finance, and in the process dis-intermediate banks. Yet, ICOs have increasingly involved cases of abuse, lacking quality, and governance concerns, precipitating calls for increased regulation. This article provides an overview of the ICO market as it exists in November 2017 including the  ICO process, roadmap, market conditions, crypto economics for ICO startups, core risk factors for investors and red flags of ICO practices that require industry or regulatory improvements. 

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Blockchain Innovation in Private Investment Funds – A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Europe

Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Marco Dell’Erba University of Groningen; Sorbonne Law School; University of Rome, Tor Vergata Date Written: July 14, 2017 Abstract The use of blockchain technology in private investment funds is proliferating. Using a dataset of private investment fund advisers that utilize blockchain technology (N=120), […]

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Blockchain Innovation for Private Investment Funds

  Abstract Blockchain technology innovation is proliferating in the private investment fund industry. Using a hand-selected dataset of private investment fund advisers that utilize blockchain technology in various functions (N=120), this article shows that the private fund advisers who utilize blockchain technology are able to generate significant benefits for their clients. The data analysis suggests […]

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