Tag: securities

  • ICO
    ICO

    What Does Floyd Mayweather’s Crypto ICO Settlement with the SEC Imply?

    Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer DJ Khalid have both settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for failing to disclose that they were paid to promote initial coin offering (ICO) projects to the public. The charges against the two celebrities came about after they...

    Cole Petersen | November 30, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • ICO
    ICO

    Security Tokens Surge in Popularity as ICO Funding Plummets to Yearly Lows

    As funding for ICOs drops amidst a regulatory crackdown by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, investors are turning to a new type of cryptocurrency investment vehicle in order to invest in projects: security tokens. ICO Fervor Wanes Following the surge in the ICO markets that occurred towards...

    Cole Petersen | September 17, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • court ruling
    ICO

    US Court Ruling: Initial Coin Offerings Covered by Securities Law

    A new ruling by a federal judge in New York has put Initial Coin Offerings under the umbrella of securities law, in a first-of-its-kind legal case against a man charged with promoting digital currencies that were supposedly backed by non-existent real estate and diamonds. The case, being held in...

    Cole Petersen | September 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Bittrex
    Technology

    Bittrex Partners with Regulated Trading Platform Rialto to Expand Platform

    U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is teaming up with Rialto, an Alternative Trading System (ATS), to offer a new digital securities trading platform. The partnership with Bittrex will allow the next-generation trading platform to expand its product offerings, which are currently limited to three fixed income products. The two...

    Cole Petersen | August 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    U.S. Regulatory Clarity Should Aid New Bitcoin ETF Application

    In the U.S., another application has been made for a Bitcoin ETF by CBOE Global Markets following previous applications by other companies that were rejected because the market is ‘unregulated.’ Now that the SEC has clarified that Bitcoin and Ethereum are not to be regulated as securities, this...

    tim copeland | July 7, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • Coinbase
    Technology

    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
  • Securities
    Industry

    SEC Chair Clarifies Agency’s Position on Securities, ICOs

    The head of the SEC has clarified how his agency defines what is or is not a security, saying that the tokens used in initial coin offerings (ICOs) are securities, whereas coins like Bitcoin are not. SEC Clarifies Position on Securities, ICOs Jay Clayton, the head of the...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 7, 2018 | 1:30 am

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