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Robert Cohen, right, head of the SEC’s cyber unit, speaks at the Securities Enforcement Forum West on Thursday, May 10. Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM.

SAN FRANCISCO — Robert Cohen, the head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s cyber unit, warned on Thursday that the agency may seek more severe sanctions against issuers of initial coin offerings if they continue to flout securities regulations.

Ben Hancock

Ben Hancock is the Data Editor for ALM Media and Law.com. Based in San Francisco, he leads a newsroom initiative to produce insightful, data-driven journalism. Ben can be reached at bhancock@alm.com.

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