The RFIA would enact a rebuttable presumption that an ancillary asset in connection with an investment contract is a commodity.
Latham & Watkins presents a blog series on the Responsible Financial Innovation Act, which was introduced in the US Senate on June 10, 2022, to create a framework for digital assets, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology. This first post in the series covers SEC and securities issues.
Securities issues are covered in Title III (Responsible Securities Innovation) of the Responsible Financial Innovation Act (RFIA). The RFIA would add a new Section 41 to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Securities Offerings Involving Certain Intangible Assets) that would provide much-needed statutory clarity on the allocation of regulatory jurisdiction over digital assets.