“Technically the way that the draft reads, if you’re offering a platform to people where they can engage in these types of transactions, regardless of whether it’s a commodity or a security, New York is saying, ‘Hey, we think you might have to be a broker-dealer – either a securities broker-dealer, or commodities BD,’” Belton said. “If that’s right, this thing is much bigger than like, ‘Oh, hey, can the exchanges keep offering ether?’”
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