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Rimon’s Dror Futter Contributes to Blockchain for Enterprise Book

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · September 05, 2018
Rimon Fintech Partner Dror Futter was acknowledged by Manav Gupta, Director & Distinguished Engineer, Cloud Native Competency at IBM, for his contributions to the legal sections of Mr. Gupta’s recently published book: “Blockchain for the Enterprise: The Definitive Guide to Adoption of Blockchain in the Enterprise.” In

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ICO Tokens & the SEC: You Can’t Even Give Them Away …. No, Seriously

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · August 21, 2018
The SEC has issued a Cease & Desist Order and sanctions against a token issuer and its founder.  Among several findings, the SEC determined that the “Bounty Program” run by the issuer constituted a securities offering.  The Order states “a ‘gift’ of a security is a ‘sale’ within the

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The Emerging Patent Risk for Blockchain Technology

Jul 20, 2018 5:30PM - 7:30PM PST

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Worldwide patent filings directed to blockchain technology are increasing at an exponential rate. As a result, even the open-source ethos in the community will not insulate innovators from patent risk. Rimon's Patent Strategy Partner, Marc Kaufman, will discuss the patent landscape, the commensurate risk, and how it can be managed with an

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ICOs: “One Giant Leap for the SEC?”

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · June 19, 2018
William Hinman, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance, announced last week that Ether was not a security.  He also provided the broadest look yet as to how the SEC analyzes ICOs. FinTech Partner, Dror Futter analyzes what it all means in the article below. Read the full article here. In addition to a

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How to Efficiently Review ICO Whitepapers?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · May 01, 2018
Rimon Law Fintech Partner, Dror Futter, was quoted in this Cointelligence article which elicited feedback from 24 people active in the ICO ecosystem.  The comments focused on what investors should look for when reviewing ICO whitepapers. Of course, ICO issuers should also keep these comments in mind when they draft their whitepapers or

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Time for an ICO Safe Harbor?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · April 25, 2018
FinTech Partner, Dror Futter, highlights criteria for a potential ICO Safe Harbor. The Safe Harbor would create some certainty amidst what until now has been a great deal of regulatory uncertainty with respect to the status of tokens under US securities laws. Read the full article here. In addition to a growing blockchain

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Key Aspects from NVCA’s Series A Model Legal Updates

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · April 04, 2018
The National Venture Capital Association has posted updates to its widely utilized Series A finance model legal documents.  Rimon Law partner Dror Futter, a member of the drafting group that maintains the forms, provides a summary of the most significant changes. Click here to view the article.

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Applications of Blockchain for Business, Take-Aways from the Tel Aviv Fintech Week Conference

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · March 08, 2018
At the recent Tel Aviv Fintech week conference, Rimon Partner, Dror Futter, and BriefTrace CMO, Omer Gonen, discuss the contract infrastructure that would be required to get enterprise legal departments comfortable with the use of smart contracts. To read about this and other blockchain enterprise applications click here.

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Rimon Partner, Dror Futter, Moderates ICO Panel to Capacity Crowd for Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · March 02, 2018
With cryptocurrencies and blockchain featuring prominently in the news on a daily basis, Rimon Partner Dror Futter moderated a panel to a  a capacity-plus crowd of Tigers and friends at the Forchelli Conference Center at Brooklyn Law School on February 22 for TigerTalks in the City: Bitcoin, Blockchain, ICOs and More. You can see video

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Should Issuers Consider Off-Shore Crowd-Selling Their ICO’s?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · March 02, 2018
The environment for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the US has changed dramatically in the past few months. interviewed ICO expert and Rimon Partner Dror Futter for an interview on the latest changes. posed a series of questions to Futter about hosting a token sale outside the US. Click

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