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Iranian Cyberspace Authority Says Telegram’s Upcoming Crypto Threatens National Currency

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Iranian Cyberspace Authority Says Telegram’s Upcoming Crypto Threatens National Currency
The secretary of Iran’s High Council of Cyberspace (HCC) has publicly supported the potential ban of Telegram within the country, citing the chat app’s recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) as potentially “undermin the national currency of Iran,” local news outlet Al-Monitor reported yesterday, April 3. According to Al-Monitor, the discussion about banning Telegram originally stemmed Read More

SEC Busts Fraudulent ICO Endorsed By Floyd Mayweather, Founders Defrauded $32 Mln

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on SEC Busts Fraudulent ICO Endorsed By Floyd Mayweather, Founders Defrauded $32 Mln
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged two co-founders of a supposed financial services start-up with organizing a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO), the SEC announced in a press release April 2. The SEC says the the co-founders of Centra Tech. Inc., Sohrab Sharma and Robert Farkas, were arrested and charged after raising $32 Read More

Thai Finance Ministry Releases Final Version Of Cryptocurrency Tax Framework

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Thai Finance Ministry Releases Final Version Of Cryptocurrency Tax Framework
Thailand’s awaited tax framework for cryptocurrencies has been announced this week by the Thai Finance Minister, local news outlet Nikkei Asian Review reported Friday, March 30. Apisak Tantivorawong reported during a March 27 cabinet meeting that crypto trades will be taxed with a 7 percent value added tax (VAT), and returns taxed with a 15 Read More

Safeguard Eyes US$12M ICO For AI System And Blockchain-Based Safety Data Marketplace

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Safeguard Eyes US$12M ICO For AI System And Blockchain-Based Safety Data Marketplace
Image: Visualisation of the Safeguard mobile application, Safeguard Safeguard, a safety-tech startup from the Netherlands, is looking to raise 30,000 ETH (US$12 million) in an initial coin offering (ICO) to fund the development of an artificial intelligence (AI) system and the so-called Safety Data Marketplace. Safeguard currently offers a crisis communication platform for small and Read More

Kik App To Partner With Unity Technologies To Spread Token To Mainstream Gaming

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Kik App To Partner With Unity Technologies To Spread Token To Mainstream Gaming
Canadian mobile chat Kik App recently revealed its plans to partner with Unity Technologies video gaming company in a move towards mainstream adoption of its Kin cryptocurrency by the gaming industry. As a Kik spokesperson told Cointelegraph, the upcoming partnership with Unity will “bring cryptocurrency to millions of gaming developers,” enabling token integration into games Read More

Steven Seagal and Bitcoiin Founders ‘Exit’ As ICO Ends

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Steven Seagal and Bitcoiin Founders ‘Exit’ As ICO Ends
Actor Steven Seagal made headlines in February when he endorsed the “Bitcoiin” cryptocurrency, but his role as brand ambassador has apparently come to an end. In a March 26 statement, the group behind the Bitcoiin cryptocurrency said that both Seagal and the “founders” of the project are exiting in light of the token sale’s completion. The Read More

WSJ: SEC To Examine Up To 100 Crypto-Related Hedge Funds

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on WSJ: SEC To Examine Up To 100 Crypto-Related Hedge Funds
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is preparing to examine up to 100 hedge funds that deal with cryptocurrencies, a person familiar with the matter told WSJ March 22. The initiative is separate from the dozens of cryptocurrency probes, which mainly target companies the SEC suspects of running afoul of securities laws via Initial Read More

Russia: State Duma Considers Law ‘On Digital Financial Assets’, Echoes US Regulations

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Russia: State Duma Considers Law ‘On Digital Financial Assets’, Echoes US Regulations
A group of Russian deputies headed by Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, submitted a draft of federal law on cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) regulations to the State Duma, as reported in an official press release March 20. According to the press release, the documents “On Digital Financial Read More

$75 Million: Reg A+ Cap Expansion Could See More ICOs File in the US

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on $75 Million: Reg A+ Cap Expansion Could See More ICOs File in the US
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. We’ve written in the past about the various methods companies in the United States can go about raising money via an ICO/token offering.  One of the main methods we mentioned was the use of Regulation A+, something traditionally utilized by smaller Read More

French Financial Regulator To Introduce Framework Legitimizing ICOs In Policy U-Turn

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on French Financial Regulator To Introduce Framework Legitimizing ICOs In Policy U-Turn
French financial markets regulator AMF (l’Autorité des marchés financiers) is reportedly preparing to introduce legislation on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) to encourage the development of the new type of fundraising in the country, reports local news outlet Les Echos March 15. The French Ministry for the Economy and Finance confirmed that the regulatory framework proposed Read More