Questions Linger Over Coinbase’s Potential Public Listing

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Law360 (August 7, 2020, 5:05 PM EDT) — Coinbase’s potential public listing would mark a breakthrough toward mainstream acceptance for the cryptocurrency industry, experts say, though legal and practical questions swirl around how the U.S.’s best-known crypto exchange will go about its plans.

San Francisco-based Coinbase Inc. is reportedly preparing for a stock market listing that could happen later this year or early 2021. The exchange has yet to publicly file plans with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which would have to approve such a listing, but reports indicate that Coinbase is discussing the idea with law firms and investment banks.

If it gets the regulatory nod, the…

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