Tag: sec

  • Litecoin
    Altcoins

    Litecoin Futures are a Go on UK Crypto Exchange

    Litecoin (LTC) derivatives are a go in the UK. Trading platform Crypto Facilities announced that as of Friday, June 22, their new dollar-denominated service will allow investors to trade in futures contracts which have Litecoin as the underpinning collateral, with weekly, monthly and quarterly maturities. Litecoin Futures Ready to Go...

    John McMahon | June 21, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Altcoins

    Uneasy Regulatory Status Surrounding Ripple (XRP) Sparks Debates

    The situation involving Ripple’s native XRP asset is evolving rather slowly. More specifically, people want to know whether or not this is effectively a security. With the Ethereum situation now clarified, one can only hope more information regarding Ripple in the coming days and weeks. The XRP Situation Remains...

    JP Buntinx | June 15, 2018 | 6:20 pm
  • Security
    Crypto

    Blockchain Real Estate Platform: ‘Security Token Would Kill Our Business’

    Industry experts and lawyers discussed whether companies should issue security tokens in a panel debate at real estate-focused event BitcoinCRE on June 14. Part of London Tech Week, the event looked at regulations across the world and happened hours before Ether was declared ‘not a security‘ by the SEC....

    tim copeland | June 15, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Ethereum
    Altcoins

    Ethereum Rebounds Up Nearly 10% as SEC Confirms It’s Not a Security

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has declared that Ethereum (ETH) is not a security under U.S. securities law as it is a decentralized structure that is not controlled by any committed third party. SEC Backs Decentralized Coins Speaking at the Yahoo All Markets Summit: Crypto conference...

    tim copeland | June 14, 2018 | 10:10 pm
  • Manipulation
    Industry

    ‘My Big Coin’ in Court This Week as CFTC Tries to Combat Crypto Fraud

    The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has the authority to combat potential fraud associated with the coin and others.  Jurisdiction of U.S. Regulators In...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 14, 2018 | 4:04 am
  • Coinbase
    Crypto

    Coinbase UK CEO: Crypto is a ‘Global Revolution’

    Coinbase U.K. CEO Zeeshan Feroz said that the announcement of Ethereum Classic was more successful than Bitcoin Cash at the CryptoCompare MJAC 2018 conference today. He also spoke on the use of mobile payment networks to bring financial services to the unbanked, criticized the current financial payments system,...

    tim copeland | June 13, 2018 | 2:30 pm
  • Altcoins

    SEC Chairman: Tokens are Not Exempt From Regulation, Expresses Discomfort

    Government agencies all over the world scrutinize ICOs and their associated tokens. The SEC is an excellent example of the most recent developments taking place. Chairman Jay Clayton is seemingly convinced all tokens will be subject to regulation. That may prove impossible to enforce. Jay Clayton has a...

    JP Buntinx | June 12, 2018 | 2:02 pm

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