Tag: ico regulation

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    South Korea Reveals Plan to Tax ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

    The Finance Ministry of the South Korean government announced a plan to tax initial coin offerings and digital currencies in accordance with the creation of the taxation infrastructure and international trends. South Korea Closer to Legalize and Tax Crypto Fundraisers as New Government Takes Over Hong Nam-ki, Minister...

    Ricardo Esteves | December 4, 2018 | 11:00 am
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    German Regulator Advises Investors to “Keep Their Hands Off” ICOs

    The president of BaFin, Germany’s financial watchdog, is supportive of a global regulatory framework for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Critical of cryptocurrency financial rounds, Felix Hufeld advises private investors to “keep their hands off such things”. BaFin’s President Hufeld Supports International Standards for Cryptocurrencies and ICOs German’s Federal...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 30, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • ICOs

    EU Financial Watchdog to Determine ICOs Outside of “Regulatory World”

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Union’s financial watchdog, has announced it is taking the same approach to initial coin offerings (ICOs) as its U.S. counterpart. The agency is examining all types of cryptocurrency fundraisers to determine how they fit EU’s regulatory framework. ESMA to...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 8, 2018 | 7:30 pm
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    US Think Tank Urges Clarity With ICO Regulation Proposal

    The non-profit CATO institute has released its proposal for ICO regulation in an effort to push US agencies to commit to a policy and settle the issue of clarity. Cato Institute Pushes US Regulators for ICO Clarity The libertarian think tank established in 1974 which focuses on issues of...

    newsbtc | July 2, 2018 | 12:30 pm
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    Colorado Pursues ICO Fraud as Part of “Operation Cryptosweep”

    Colorado regulators have gone after two out of state companies promoting ICO’s for violating state securities laws as part of a region-wide operation to weed out and prosecute fraud in blockchain related fundraising campaigns. “Operation Cryptosweep” The ‘Centennial State’ joined at least a half a dozen other states and...

    newsbtc | May 23, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • Industry

    Major VC Firm Asked SEC to Not Categorize Cryptocurrency as Security

    The self-branded “Venture Capital Working Group” has approached the SEC to propose regulatory “Safe Harbors” for some tokens and cryptocurrency. Crypto Advocates Bring Proposal to SEC A group of lawyers and investors assembled by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz met with the SEC in Washington on March 28 to lobby...

    newsbtc | April 20, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • Crypto

    Tezos Co-Founder Fined and Banned by Wall Street Regulator

    Tezos is embroiled in controversy once again as co-founder Arthur Breitman is slapped with a fine and a trading ban for two years by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Breitman Fined $20,000 The Wall Street regulatory body has come to a settlement with Breitman after he was accused of...

    newsbtc | April 20, 2018 | 5:26 am
  • Crypto

    Investors Concerned Cryptocurrency Founder Ran Off With Millions of Dollars

    It’s every cryptocurrency investors worst fear, the exit scam, and it may have just happened again. All signs point towards the founder of Savedroid having taken the company’s money and ran. Savedroid CEO and Founder Tweets “Thanks Guys” From a Beach in Egypt The founder of German-based startup...

    newsbtc | April 19, 2018 | 3:56 am
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    AirAsia to Takeoff with its Own ICO and Cryptocurrency

    The pioneering low budget carrier AirAsia may become the first airline and largest company in South East Asia to enter the crypto market by launching an ICO and its own cryptocurrency. AirAsia Considers Industries First ICO Tony Fernandes spoke to TechCrunch at the Money 20/20 Asia conference that...

    newsbtc | March 22, 2018 | 8:30 am

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