Securities Regulations Applied to Security Token Offerings

Program Number: 2950

Program Date: 03/06/2019


Offerings merged in 2018 to give us security token offerings, the application of securities laws to security token offerings have created uncertainty for issuers. The confusion exists around the actual security being issued, how it can be issued and how it can be traded after being issued. Understanding the current state of security token infrastructure is key to understanding how companies issuing tokens will comply with securities laws. No new securities laws exist for security tokens but the boundaries of existing securities laws are being tested.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, New York - BOTH New and Experienced Attorneys, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 CLE Credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 CLE Credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

State Program Numbers

Credit Eligible for BOTH Experienced and New Attorneys in NY


Marc Boiron, Esq.

FisherBroyles LLP

Marc Boiron is a partner in the Corporate, Technology, FinTech and Blockchain practice groups. Marc represents leaders in blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies and digital currencies that operate businesses abroad number of industries, including ad tech, ecommerce, energy, healthcare, mobile apps, music, payment systems, real estate, and video games.

Before joining FisherBroyles, in early 2017, Marc founded and led the Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Cryptocurrencies practice group of Rutan & Tucker, LLP. Combining Marc's strong corporate and securities law background and his near obsession with blockchain technology, he built a practice advising companies on a breadth of issues, including ICOs, STOs, smart contracts, cryptocurrency funds, cryptocurrency exchanges, and other cryptocurrency laws. Marc also advised early stage companies in traditional and crowdfunding financings, using exemptions like Reg D, Reg A+ and Reg CF.
Marc was trained in Delaware law at Richards, Layton & Finger, one of the most recognized law firms in the country by other lawyers. He represented companies like Allergan, Dell, and General Electric in a broad range of transactions.

Mr. Boiron is often invited as a speaker on issues relating to blockchain technology, especially to educate on constant developments in blockchain and ICO regulations.
Presentations & Teaching Experience:

"Is Airdrop the Next Big ICO Model", StartEngine ICO 2.0 Summit, April 2018
"A Party on the Blockchain", Expert Dojo, April 2018
"Legal Talk on ICOs", Women in Blockchain, April 2018
"Tax & Legal Perspectives on ICOs", Center Club Orange County, March 2018
"Legal Practicalities for Token Sales", Token Fest, March 2018
“Introduction to Blockchain Technology and U.S. Laws”, Osgoode Hall Law School, February 2018
“Introduction to Blockchain Technology and U.S. Laws”, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, February 2018
“Legal Landscape in the U.S.: Token Generation Events and Cryptocurrencies”, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, February 2018
“Legal Landscape in the U.S.: Token Generation Events and Cryptocurrencies”, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, February 2018