Regulatory Framework For Token Sales

Research Overview

Author: Primavera de Filippi, Constance Choi, Benedikt Schuppli, Carla Reyes, Nikita Divissenko, Xavier Lavayssiere, Francesco Dagnino, Marcus C. Funke, Frank Bierwirth, Axel Schiemann, Jiong Sheng, Gianna Abegg, Nathan Kaiser, Jackie Yang
Release Date: April 30, 2018

Abstract:

This research surveys the global landscape of regulatory frameworks, statements, and decisions, on blockchain-based token sales in the jurisdictions of the United States, Canada, Singapore, China, France, Germany, Italy, Estonia, Switzerland, and Gibraltar, with commentary on Malaysia, South Korea, Israel, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Arab Emirates. Its expert authors look at initial coin offerings and compare how different regulators are categorizing token sales in their attempts to balance the protection of investors with the stimulus of innovators and entrepreneurs. Analysis includes ProtoStarr, REcoin, Munchee, Plexcorps, TokenFunder, Blockchain Capital, NEO, Binance, Nexium, Polybius, Wysker. OneCoin, Ethereum Foundation, Tezos Foundation, and CopyCashCoin.

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