Carol Goforth

Carol Goforth is a university professor and the Clayton N. Little Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) School of Law.

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Expert Take
The lawsuit against Gemini is not about an exchange-traded fund — it’s about how a particular Bitcoin futures contract is being represented.
The CFTC’s action against Gemini is bad news for Bitcoin ETFs
Carol Goforth
2022-06-12T16:17:00+01:00
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Opinion
The SEC’s approach to crypto must be modified to more clearly articulate how securities laws should apply to digital assets.
It is time for the US to create a ‘Ripple test’ for crypto
Carol Goforth
2021-07-21T15:37:00+01:00
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Expert Take
As more and more individuals will seek to create and invest in NFTs, here is what you should know about them.
What you should know before buying or selling an NFT in the US
Carol Goforth
2021-04-03T15:51:00+01:00
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Expert Take
Breaking down the ongoing SEC v. Ripple case clarifies the crucial meaning of it for the whole crypto industry.
XRP purchasers back Ripple, arguing that it is not a security
Carol Goforth
2021-03-21T14:07:00+00:00
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Expert Take
A deep analysis of the proposed definition of digital token, which is likely to be far simpler than the Howey Test.
The Token Taxonomy Act of 2021: Preemption of inconsistent state laws
Carol Goforth
2021-03-14T15:18:00+00:00
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Expert Take
A deep analysis of the actual final judgement in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission versus Kik Interactive case.
SEC vs. Kik Interactive: A status update on the Kin ecosystem and Kin tokens
Carol Goforth
2021-01-24T17:34:00+00:00
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Expert Take
The ruling on the motion to dismiss in the SEC v. NAC case indicates that the SEC still has crypto sales in its crosshairs in 2021.
Another court applies the Howey investment contract analysis to crypto
Carol Goforth
2021-01-16T17:37:00+00:00
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Expert Take
Such regulation by enforcement does indeed run the risk of stifling important and valuable innovation in the crypto space.
SEC vs. Ripple: A predictable but undesirable development
Carol Goforth
2020-12-27T17:17:00+00:00
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