ICOs

  It’s bad enough that bitcoin is being used for a bunch of fake bomb threats across the US and Canada today. Now, Republican Congressman Warren ‘Crypto’ Davidson would like Americans, and maybe Mexicans, to “Buy a Brick, Build...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled charges against professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr and music producer DJ Khaled for failing to disclose payments they received for illegally promoting investments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Mayweather agreed to...

  Renowned violinist Niccolo Paganini would be curious about the effort by tech company Mattereum to digitize ownership of a $9 million Stradivarius violin, enabling him it to be purchased by investors. Sound like a familiar tune? We’ve been hearing...

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today assessed penalties against Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, a digital "token" trading platform. The SEC had charged the company with operating as an unregistered national securities exchange. The settlement is the first...

  A new Ernst and Young (EY) report paints a pessimistic picture of ICOs, showing 86% of the top 140 ICOs from 2017 lost value and 30% lost “substantially all value.” The most telling fact is that an investor purchasing...

  Malta has moved quickly to position itself as one of the friendliest jurisdictions for cryptocurrency and digital asset regulations and trading. Tax rates are as low as 5% and recent laws are designed to make cryptocurrency issuing and trading...

A report from Group-IB shows 14 cyberattacks on cryptocurrency exchanges resulted in a loss of $882 million between January 2017 and September 2018. Five attacks have been linked to North Korean hackers from the Lazarus state-sponsored group on four...

  The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) used an emergency court order to halt a planned initial coin offering (ICO) by Blockvest LLC and its founder, Reginald Buddy Ringgold, III. The SEC said Blockvest falsely claimed it was...

  The law firm Chetcouti Cauchi Advocates, with offices in Malta, Cyprus, Zürich, Hong Kong, and London has produced a regulatory report and guide to 24 key cryptocurrency markets. The report “Blockchain, Crypto and ICOs - A Legal Review...

Cryptocurrency market capitalization across the board has dropped to near record lows and analysts are trying hard to make sense of the persistence of the bear market. In the case of Ether, analysts and industry leaders are pointing...