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SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: ‘Crypto Spring Is Going to Come’


15 Mar 2019

Morrison & Foerster attorney Daniel Kahan sat down with Valerie Szczepanik of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at SXSW for a featured session on the SEC’s principles-based approach to regulating blockchain tokens and cryptocurrencies. The panel was covered by CoinDesk in the article “SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: ‘Crypto Spring Is Going to Come.’

Following a discussion that offered multiple insights into the SEC staff’s thinking on blockchain and cryptocurrency topics, Kahan offered a rule of thumb: “It’s always better to find your regulators than to let your regulators find you.”



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