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Making ICOs Compliant: Vertalo’s Vision for the Future of Token Offerings

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Perhaps the biggest question on the minds of anyone involved in the crypto-space is how the world’s regulatory bodies, particularly the United States’ Securities & Exchange Commission, will classify digital assets.  If the SEC rules that all instances of token fundraising constitute securities offerings, then it will bring an end to the Wild West days Read More

The SEC Just Launched a Fake ICO Website to Educate Investors

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to ensure investors can identify fraudulent initial coin offerings – even if it has to launch its own to do so. The regulator announced Wednesday it has launched a mock ICO called HoweyCoin, presumably named after the Howey Test, which “touts an all too good to be true Read More

US Regulators Say They Want to Avoid ‘Hindering’ Blockchain Innovation

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U.S. regulators are still looking into cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, but don’t aim to suppress the industry, according to comments made during a panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference in New York. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) enforcement director James McDonald, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division Cyber Unit chief Robert Cohen and associate Read More

Thailand: Legal Framework For Cryptocurrencies Comes Into Force

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A regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies has come into effect by royal decree in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported Sunday, May 13.  The 100-section law, published yesterday in the country’s Royal Gazette, defines cryptocurrencies as “digital assets and digital tokens,” and brings them under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Thai Security Exchange Commission (SEC). The Bangkok Read More

Thailand Commences Cryptocurrency Regulations Today

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Regulation The decree to regulate cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings in Thailand goes into effect on Monday. The government has also revised the country’s tax code to add crypto taxation. Sellers of digital tokens will face a fine or even jail time if they fail to register with the regulator within 90 days. Also read: Yahoo! Read More

Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Products: Will the SEC Approve a Bitcoin ETF This Year?

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Products: Will the SEC Approve a Bitcoin ETF This Year?
The prospect of a Bitcoin ETF has been widely discussed for the last few years, and despite all previous applications for a US-based fund being rejected or withdrawn, the latest rhetoric from the SEC appears to suggest the commission is ready to consult with industry stakeholders, who may be able to address their concerns such Read More

These ICO Investors Are Getting Their Money Back – And It’s Not Clear Why

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on These ICO Investors Are Getting Their Money Back – And It’s Not Clear Why
Regulatory uncertainty appears to be arriving late to Washington state. In what seems like the latest sign concerns are impacting initial coin offerings (ICOs) broadly, Seattle-based Dragonchain is forcing one of its affiliate projects, Norwegian startup Iagon, to return funds it raised from investors back in April – and it’s currently unclear why. In fact, on April Read More

SEC “Striving For a Balanced Approach” to ICOs

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on SEC “Striving For a Balanced Approach” to ICOs
In a hearing held Thursday by the Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, William Hinman, the Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance, said, “ division has also been focusing attention on digital assets and on Initial Coin Offerings.  As this area continues Read More

SEC: ICO Tokens Should Be Regulated as Securities, Not Bitcoin

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on SEC: ICO Tokens Should Be Regulated as Securities, Not Bitcoin
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The role of cryptocurrencies was thrust into the spotlight during a hearing between Congress and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The US House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations held a hearing with the Wall Street regulator on April 26, Read More

Nasdaq CEO Says Company ‘Open’ To Becoming Crypto Trading Platform When Market Matures

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Nasdaq CEO Says Company ‘Open’ To Becoming Crypto Trading Platform When Market Matures
The CEO of Nasdaq said that the stock market could become a platform for trading cryptocurrencies in the future, if the market becomes more regulated, CNBC’s Squawk Box  reports Wednesday, April 25. Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said during an interview that “certainly Nasdaq would considering become a crypto exchange over time.” Friedman believes that cryptocurrencies Read More