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Bitcoin Regulation

US Congress Introduces Two New Cryptocurrency Bills

US lawmakers are exploring new blockchain regulations. US Congress just introduced two new cryptocurrency bills aimed to address price manipulation and boost the country’s...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 01, 2019 | 14:00
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Legislation

SEC Tells ICOs: You’re Forgiven If You Cooperate and Pay the...

The SEC is apparently going easy on ICOs who are cooperating, paying a fine, and returning the raised money to investors.  A Litany of Settlements The US Securities and Exchange...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 27, 2019 | 07:00
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Bitcoin Exchange

Only These 10 Bitcoin Exchanges Have Real Volume, New Study Finds

New research presented to the SEC by Bitwise Asset Management claims 95% of reported BTC spot volume is fake. According to Bitwise, only 10 exchanges have actual volume… but...

Emilio Janus | Mar 23, 2019 | 06:00
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Bitcoin

Brookings Institute Says the SEC Should Regulate Crypto-Assets

A report from the Economic Studies program of US think tank, Brookings, claims better regulation will benefit the crypto industry. It states that crypto-assets currently fall into a...

Emilio Janus | Mar 20, 2019 | 11:00
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News

‘Best We Have’: Experts Call for Measured Reaction to New...

Cryptocurrency industry sources continue to debate the impact of fresh statements from US regulators over whether the Ethereum network’s ether (ETH) token is a security.  SEC...

Esther Kim | Mar 13, 2019 | 09:00
Altcoins

SEC Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against Blockvest For Fraudulent...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a preliminary injunction granted against Blockvest LLC for unlicensed security offer. This overturns a previous court order...

Emilio Janus | Feb 15, 2019 | 21:00
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News

Reality Shares Bitcoin Futures ETF ‘Moves Ball Forward’...

Cryptocurrency advocates have reacted warmly to an effort by asset manager Reality Shares to gain approval for a ‘partial’ Bitcoin ETF from US regulators. Less Exposure, Less...

Esther Kim | Feb 12, 2019 | 07:00
New SEC Report: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Trading Security Tokens Must Register
Legislation

SEC Commissioner: Decentralization Is At The Root of Our Economic...

Commissioner Hester Peirce wants to open the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) to innovation and entrepreneurship. And she calls for a novel and better regulatory framework that is...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Feb 12, 2019 | 04:00
Breaking News: SEC Will Review Wednesday Decision to Reject BTC-ETF Proposals
Bitcoin Regulation

Bitcoin ETF is Inevitable, Says SEC Commissioner

A Bitcoin ETF is a matter of when, not if, for SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. The Commission’s lone Democrat expects a Bitcoin ETF filing to eventually satisfy all of the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Feb 07, 2019 | 07:00
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Op-Ed

The Future of the ICO Hangs in the Balance

The US Securities and Exchange Commission took a fairly harsh view on ICOs, judging almost all to be undeclared securities. But isn’t that response just...

Emilio Janus | Jan 29, 2019 | 04:00
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Altcoins

Floyd Mayweather-Backed ICO Stox Sued For Misappropriating $30...

A Chinese investor has sued Stox.com and its owner Moshe Hogeg, for allegedly misappropriating funds raised during an ICO. Boxer Floyd Mayweather famously backed the Stox ICO, and has...

Emilio Janus | Jan 26, 2019 | 09:00
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News

‘We Will Refile and Reengage’ – US Gov’t...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has withdrawn its plans for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Van Eck...

Esther Kim | Jan 24, 2019 | 05:00

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