• Marco Santori

     

     

  • Publications

    Selected writings on crypto, law and policy

    The SAFT Project Whitepaper

    Toward a Compliant Token Sale Framework. The seminal whitepaper on the application of the securities, tax and money services laws to token sales.

    Bitcoin Law

    A three-part series of articles on the law of Bitcoin, focusing primarily on the application of state and federal money transmitter laws, compliance strategies and avoidance techniques.

    Appcoin Law

    A three-part series of articles on the law of token-based networks focusing on the Howey Test and US securities laws, more broadly. Bonus introduction to the SAFT framework.

    The Future of Banking

    A Op-ed in support of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's proposed Limited Purpose Banking Charter for Fintech companies.

    Delaware Share Ownership and The Blockchain

    An early vision of blockchain-based share ownership, governed by decentralized consensus. Describes the goals of the Dealware Blockchain Initiative.

    No, Forking Bitcoin Won't Land you In Hot Water

    A rebuttal of the FUD surrounding accusations of liability for proposing, publishing, mining and supporting forked open-source software like Bitcoin.

  • talks

    Selected Podcasts, lectures and presentations

     

    Unchained: How Crypto Should Be Regulated

    A podcast on blockchain tokens, the BitLicense and good policy around crypto.

    Future Tech Podcast: Fintech, Bitcoin and Blockchain

    A podcast on the role of the lawyer in the crypto project.

    Testimony before the New Jersey General Assembly

    Testimony before the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, hearing on Bitcoin, Digital Currencies and Blockchain technology.

    Digital Currency Initiative Lecture at MIT

    Testimony before the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, hearing on Bitcoin, Digital Currencies and Blockchain technology.

  • Project Advisories

    Excellent technology projects to whom I'm honored to provide strategic advice

     

    To be announced soon...

  • Policy advisories

    Era-defining organizations to whom I'm honored to provide policy guidance

     

    To be announced soon...