Delaware’s status as a go-to jurisdiction for business can’t be taken for granted as tokens take off and issuers flock to blockchain-friendly states.
China-based cloud network provider Xunlei has launched a blockchain platform, undeterred by ongoing allegations it held an unlawful ICO.
Even without Telegram, ICOs are on pace to raise much more in 2018 than last year.
British Petroleum would consider partnering with startups that conduct initial coin offerings, and it’s tested “internal” tokens, an executive said.
Cambridge Analytica reportedly planned to launch its own cryptocurrency before the controversy over its misuse of facebook data.
There is little guidance from the IRS on how to treat a token offering or SAFT for tax purposes. Determining how to do so is a fact-intensive process.
Malta is moving closer to introducing a test that would clearly define when assets derived from initial coin offerings are securities.
The deputy head of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has taken a skeptical tone in statements on initial coin offerings.
We hear about new uses for blockchains every single day. The technology is so darn versatile that it won’t be long before it’s making your morning coffee and looking after your kids. Or maybe that’s AI. Whatever. The point is that considering the possibilities of blockchain technology is like contemplating the enormity of the universe. […]
When statistics show that 81% of ICOs end up becoming scams, alarm bells should ring far and wide when it comes to investing in them. The market is flooded with unscrupulous individuals looking to secure as much funding as possible and leaving investors out of pocket. Last month, we published a piece on the top five red […]
A blockchain-themed conference in Shanghai was suspended by police on Thursday for so-far unclear reasons.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are intriguing because they are very different from the traditional financial systems we use today. One particular subject people have pondered is whether or not bitcoin complies with the religious law that forms a part of Islamic tradition — otherwise known as Shariah Law. This week a microfinance firm based in Indonesia, Blossom Finance, […]
The United Kingdom’s cryptocurrency regulation is slowly taking shape as its Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that they will be analyzing the risks and benefits of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Regulation in the UK The FCA, Bank of England and the UK Treasury are working together on a discussion paper for cryptocurrencies which will […]
Alibaba’s Taobao e-commerce site has updated its list of prohibited goods and services on the platform, which now includes those related to cryptos.
Amidst a broad uptick in interest in crypto tokens, a technology platform built by some of the world’s biggest enterprises is adapting to the trend.