Blockchain and the Law
Jordan M. Horowitz

Jordan M. Horowitz

Jordan Horowitz earned her J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law, and her B.A. Dual Degree from Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and College of Arts and Sciences. While at Fordham, Jordan was a Notes and Articles Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and a member of the Fordham Moot Court Board.

While in law school, Jordan interned for the Honorable Katharine H. Parker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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New York Proposes Conditional BitLicense Framework

The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYDFS”), as a part of a series of virtual currency initiatives, proposed in June a framework for applying for and obtaining a virtual currency Conditional BitLicense. The framework is aimed at easing the process for businesses to enter the New York virtual currency marketplace and providing … Continue Reading

Issuers of Digital Securities May Benefit from Proposed Changes to Regulation A

In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced proposed rule amendments to “harmonize, simplify, and improve the exempt offering framework to promote capital formation and expand investment opportunities while preserving and enhancing important investor protections,” which may increase the viability of conducting issuances of digital securities. Under the Securities Act of 1933, every offer … Continue Reading

SEC Settles Charges Against Enigma MPC for its Unregistered ICO

On February 19, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled charges against Enigma MPC (Enigma) related to Enigma’s 2017 issuance of “ENG Tokens”. The SEC found Enigma engaged in an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO), in which it offered and sold securities in violation of Sections 5(a) and 5(c) of the Securities Act … Continue Reading
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