Beyond the ICO Part 2: Regulation Breeds Specialization

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Fraudulent ICOs have stolen billions in investor capital, damaging market sentiment and capturing negative attention from strong-handed regulators around the world. There’s no doubt that the shape of ICOs is changing–but what role will regulators play in the future development of the ICO model? As market participants begin to adapt to exit scams, a set of de facto requirements have emerged that ICOs must follow to succeed—rules that government regulators have begun to adopt while a legal scaffold is quickly constructed around the out-of-control ICO industry. In this three-part series, CryptoSlate will assess the current state of the ICO ecosystem, analyze the regulatory shift that is making the “traditional” ICO model untenable and take a look beyond the ICO at the future of a decentralized capital generation. Read the first article here. The ICO is Dead. Long Live the ICO The hand that will drive the final nail into the coffin of