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As SEC Subpoenas to Tech Companies in Digital Tokens Market Increase, What Issuers Need to Know Blog,Commentary,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Feature,Fintech,Investing & Trading,Mwiki,ReformWiki,Regulation

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) reportedly has revved up its focus and issued a significant number of subpoenas targeting technology companies in the digital token space, following on earlier pronouncements from the agency that it would expand its focus on ICOs and cryptocurrencies. The subpoena process is one of the primary weapons in the SEC’s enforcement arsenal, and ICO issuers will need to understand what they can expect over the next few weeks.  What is a subpoena? A subpoena is a formal request from the SEC staff for documents or testimony, which can be enforced with a court…