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Another Technology Company Settles SEC Charges Over ICO Violations

Blockchain of Things (“BCOT”), a technology company, has agreed to settle charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for conducting an initial coin offering (ICO) without registering it as a securities offering or qualifying for any registration exemptions.  The settlement requires BCOT to agree to a cease and desist order, pay a $250,000 civil fine, return funds to any investors who file a request, and register the tokens as securities.

Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. -- System Glitch Reveals Broker's Information

Cybersecurity and information security protocols have become industry-wide priorities, both to the regulatory bodies that oversee our business practices and to the customers who trust that firms' policies and procedures are up-to-date and robust. This same principle extends also...

OCIE Risk Alert Provides Critical Guidance on Electronic Messaging

Information technology continues to provide amazing benefits to our industry, but it also brings with it a number of risks when it comes to compliance. Changes in the way mobile and personally owned devices are being utilized for business...

Though we've known ever since the SEC released its exam priorities for 2018 that cybersecurity would continue, as in years past, to be a priority, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") recently announced a plan for a...

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