Publications & Interviews

November 2018

San Diego-based Amit Singh, a shareholder in the firm’s M&A and Emerging Growth practice groups, was quoted in the article, “ICO Mania Cools Amid Regulatory Crackdown, Crypto Plunge,” published by Law360 on November 30. The article covered the recent decline in ICO offerings and fundraising coinciding with increased regulatory scrutiny by the SEC, which penalized two issuers for unregistered ICOs earlier this month. The article discusses Reg A+ offerings as another path issuers can take in place of ICOs, but also notes that no Reg A+ ICO has been approved by the SEC to date. Singh states that the “SEC has been very clear that they are not trying to kill this market. They are not saying you can’t do ICOs, they are just saying there are rules and you have to follow them." Read the full article.