On October 12, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee (“SEC”) held an Investor Advisory Committee (“IAC”) meeting which largely focused on blockchain technology and the implications for securities markets. Based on the discussion at this meeting, the SEC is currently considering both the merits and risks linked to blockchain technology. Several IAC members in attendance expressed concern about the risk of fraud and abuse. To learn more about the presenters and topics discussed click here.
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