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Initial coin offerings are all the rage these days. But leave it to lawyers to think of all the risks involved.

Attorneys in the space have so far been hesitant to recommend that companies consider issuing ICOs—fundraising mechanisms that use cryptocurrency. But those who are set on moving ahead predict more legal guidance will emerge around these offerings through litigation and regulation.

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Stephanie Forshee

Stephanie Forshee is based in New York. She covers retail, fintech and in-house legal departments.

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