ICOs and cryptocurrencies are incredibly complex, and most people who talk about them really don't understand the intricacies at all. This book is here to help you understand all the abstract ICO information you need in order to help you launch successful ICOs that are security compliant.
The following topics are covered from both a legal and technology perspective:
1. Introduction to Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and ICOs
2. The Howey Test and How To Launch an SEC Compliant ICO
3. Legal Concerns in ICO Landscape
4. Solutions for SEC Compliant ICOs
Introduction to Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, and Icos
What is money?
So, what is a cryptocurrency?
Pros of cryptocurrencies
Cons of cryptocurrencies
Common examples of cryptocurrencies
A brief history of cryptocurrencies
What is Blockchain?
How are conflicts in transactions resolved?
Why is Blockchain foolproof?
Introduction to ICOs
What is an ICO?
A brief history of ICOs
Are ICOs profitable?
How ICOs work
How to evaluate ICOs
History of ICO regulation
The Howey Test and How to Launch an Sec Compliant ICO
A framework of tokens
How tokens are generated
How tokens are distributed
ERC 20 standards and its relation to tokens
Overview of regulations around investment securities and other
What is the Howey Test?
How the Howey Test Was Applied in DAO Case
How to Launch an ICO that is SEC Compliant
Legal Concerns in ICO Landscape
Challenges of ICOs
Regulations in the ICO sector
A model for regulating ICOs
An Overview of Solutions for SEC Compliant ICOs
The SEC and ICO regulation
An overview of the U.S. IPO process
Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Corporate Governance
Why Regulation A+ fits with ICOs
What is Regulation D?
Comparisons of Crowdfunding, Regulation A+, and D
How to prepare a Regulation D offering
Timelines for Regulation D
A brief background history of Regulation S
Related matters about Regulation S offerings