A recent op-ed paints all ICOs with the same brush, claiming every one of them offers securities subject to SEC scrutiny. That is simply not the case.
On February 16, 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA put the world on notice by being the first major economy to set out clear guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs). In an announcement, the Swiss regulator addressed pla…
Today, February 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release announcing trading suspension of three companies that acquired AAA-rated assets from “a subsidiary of a private equity investor in cryptocurrency and block…
The White House cybersecurity coordinator said crypto regulation is still far from becoming a reality.
Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, the White House cybersecurity coordinator has stated that the U.S. government is nowhere close to regulating Bitcoin. He particularly emphasised the need to better understand the cryptocurrency’s risks and benefits before embarking on any sort of regulatory regime. Hundreds of world leaders and security chiefs are gathered at Munich’s […]
Switzerland’s financial regulator has released new guidelines indicating it will treat some initial coin offerings (ICOs) as securities.
The SEC has temporarily halted trading of three companies after comments they made about cryptocurrency and blockchain-related business moves.
The Japanese government said today that inspections will take place at 15 unlicensed cryptocurrency exchanges in light of a recent major hack.
The crypto industry in Japan is still reeling from the half million dollar Coincheck heist last month. The fallout from one of the largest digital currency hacks in history was wide reaching. Further calls for safeguards and regulation have been made in what is currently the world’s most crypto friendly nation. Rather than a heavy […]
Spain’s ruling political party is reportedly drafting legislation that it hopes will help woo cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to the country.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Committee’s (CFTC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) held a public meeting at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. During the meeting, members of the Bitcoin and cryptoasset industry shared informatio…
The head of the CFTC told lawmakers Thursday that any federal approach to crypto regulation should be “carefully tailored” to the risks involved.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Thursday issued a warning about cryptocurrency pump-and-dump schemes.
The CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee created two subcommittees devoted to cryptocurrencies and blockchain in its meeting today.
The Treasury undersecretary has called for other nations to regulate cryptocurrencies to help protect the financial system and national security.