- Crypto Valley Association ICO Code of Conduct.
- Digital Chamber of Commerce Token Alliance for ICO Best Practices.
- The SAFT Project - Simple Agreement for Future Token by Juan Benet (Protocol Labs) and Jesse Clayburgh (Cooley). The SAFT Project is a forum for the discussion of a compliant framework for token sales. The goal: To develop an industry standard that protects the interests of network creators, investors, and users.
Conceptual Framework for Legal & Risk Assessment of Blockchain Crypto Property (BCP) by Dr. Luka Müller, Stephan D. Meyer, Christine Gschwend, Peter Henschel (MME) and Explanatory Note.
Safe ICO Practices (SIP) by William Mougayar. Comprehensive review of areas requiring transparency, including a list of 33 of them.
- Tokenomics - A Business Guide to Token Usage, Utility and Value by William Mougayar. Framework focused on uncovering token functionality, with a 20-point assessment.
A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens by multiple authors. Focuses on US federal securities law because these laws pose the biggest risk for crowdsales of blockchain tokens. (USA)