Browsing the "SAFT" Tag

Charts: SEC Data Shows Token Filing Figures Just Keep Rising

| Muyao Shen

Since SAFT came into to use last year, the number of companies reporting to the SEC to work in this framework has increased, CoinDesk finds.

LinkedIn Co-Founder Is Raising $20 Million for Token Project

| Stan Higgins

Newly published public documents indicate that one of the co-founders of LinkedIn is raising as much as $20 million in a SAFT sale.

$125 Million: Orchid Is Raising One of 2018’s Biggest Token Sales

| David Floyd

A startup with the aim of building a private, peer-to-peer browser using cryptocurrency has told the SEC it plans to hold a $125 million SAFT.

What ICO Issuers and Investors Need to Know About Taxes

| Lisa Zarlenga and John Cobb

There is little guidance from the IRS on how to treat a token offering or SAFT for tax purposes. Determining how to do so is a fact-intensive process.

Telegram Doubles Amount Raised in ICO to $1.7 Billion

| Nikhilesh De

Messaging app provider Telegram has raised a second $850 million in its ongoing token sale, according to a new filing with the SEC.

KODAKCoin Backers Warn SEC Could Restrict Token Trading

| Stan Higgins

A new "light paper" says the token could face "significant restrictions" should the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deem it a security.

8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong

| Brady Dale

From tech flaws to regulatory interventions, a document sent to prospective investors in Telegram's $2.5 billion token sale spells out the risks.

A Legal Renaissance, Blockchain Style

| Joshua Ashley Klayman

Last year, lawyers and law firms finally got over themselves and worked together in the blockchain space. In 2018, such teamwork will be critical.

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Circle’s CENTRE Raises $20 Million in SAFT Sale

| Stan Higgins

Circle has raised $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) sale for its ethereum-based "CENTRE" payments network.

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Regulation, Taxation Loom Over Crypto Investors

| Aaron Stanley

The cryptocurrency community still has plenty of questions about taxation and regulation, especially as the ICO space heats up.