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15/01/2020   US SEC Warns Investors That IEOs May Be Breaking Securities Law

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sent out a warning today from its Investor Education and Advocacy wing, urging citizens to be wary of initial coin offerings (IEOs).
In a Jan. 14 statement on its website, the SEC said:
“Be cautious if considering an investment...

13/01/2020   SEC Produces Evidence That Telegram Kept Selling Tokens After $1.7B ICO

At least two entities invoiced Telegram for commissions from selling the company's tokens in the summer of 2018, months after the company's initial coin offering (ICO), newly released documents show.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which filed the documents Friday in its...

09/01/2020   Better Safe Than Hacked? Google and Apple Flip-Flop on Crypto

The cryptocurrency sector has many criticisms. One is that it can appear impenetrable to newcomers. Another is that it is probably easier to lose money investing in crypto than in most other areas of finance. What’s more, these issues can combine to create a lucrative environment for hackers...

06/01/2020   SEC on ‘Unfounded Fishing Expedition’ — Telegram Lawyers Tell Judge

Lawyers representing encrypted messaging app Telegram have requested a United States court throw out regulator demands for its bank accounts.
In a letter to Judge P. Kevin Castel at the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse in New York on Jan. 3, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &...

02/01/2020   China Enacts Crypto Law in Run-Up to State Digital Currency Debut

China has formally implemented a law governing cryptographic password management as part of its pre-release plans for its central bank digital currency (CBDC).
As English-language news media outlet China Money Network reported on Jan. 1, the latest regulations have become legally binding...

30/12/2019   SEC’s Cryptomom Talks New Rule Changes and Meaning for Crypto

As one of five commissioners of the United States Securities Exchange Commission, Hester Peirce is at the forefront of securities regulation in the country today. Of interest to Cointelegraph’s readers, her positivity toward the future of cryptocurrencies has earned her the moniker “Crypto...

26/12/2019    By Helen Partz Securities Regulator Says Crypto Investments Are Top Investor Threat in 2020

Cryptocurrency investment is among the top five investor threats for 2020, according to the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).
The NASAA, the oldest international investor protection organization, has officially announced the top five products or schemes likely to...

24/12/2019   Chinese Internet Giant Tencent (WeChat app operator) Plans to Create Digital Currency Research Group

Tencent, the operator of Chinese social media app WeChat, is planning to create a digital currency research group for the further advancement of blockchain technology research projects.
On Dec. 23, Chinese media outlet iFeng reported that the Chinese internet giant released a statement to...

23/12/2019   SEC Will Rule on Wilson Phoenix Bitcoin ETF Proposal By Feb. 2020

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has earmarked a longer period for considering an updated Bitcoin (BTC) and U.S. T-Bills exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal by Wilshire Phoenix Fund.
In a notice published on Dec. 20, the regulator indicated it would come to a...

20/12/2019   A Genetic Dating App Is a Horrifying Thing That Shouldn’t Exist

Harvard Medical School DNA laboratory leader George Church as well as Nebula Genomics founder with his team of geneticists are developing a new dating app that matches people based on their DNA. Check the full article.

19/12/2019   US SEC Imposes $250,000 Penalty, Requires Return of up to $13M for Unregistered ICO

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached a settlement with New York-based startup Blockchain of Things Inc. (BCOT) for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO).
On Dec. 18, the SEC announced in a press release that the charges were settled in the...

16/12/2019   After BottlePay, Two More Crypto Firms Shut Down Due to Upcoming EU Rules

After BottlePay’s shutdown announcement last week, two more European cryptocurrency firms have shut down because of the upcoming Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules in the European Union.
Online crypto gaming platform ChopCoin and mining pool Simplecoin both announced that they are shutting...