ICOs

  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...

  The top 10 ICOs from 2017 have each returned an average 136,000% return for investors according to Crypto Finance Conference (CFC) analysts. This contrasts hugely with a Boston College report earlier this year which estimated that 56% or...

  The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) officially opened for trading to the public following a two-month trial with 300 investor participants. “The launch comes at a time when the cryptocurrency and token markets are reaching a new stage of...

  Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder and analyst Tom Lee says despite appearances, incremental steps in the market have been positive but the next six months are critical for cryptocurrency. Lee says the past weeks 17% gain the overall cryptocurrency...

  According to a new Boston College study, 56% of ICOs fail within four months after their token launch. Researchers Hugo Benedetti and Leonard Kostovetsky investigated 2,390 ICOs that launched prior to May 2018. With results like that, it’s hardly surprising...