Regulators

  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...

  A new report by the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee urges lawmakers not to ban or ignore cryptocurrencies as they evolve and develop. The policy paper says that virtual currencies do not pose a threat to sovereign...

  Yesterday at the Future of Fintech conference in New York, NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman said ICOs may provide startups with valuable funding but they’re harmful to retail investors. She argued investors like “Auntie Mae in Iowa” are being taken...

  There was a collective sigh of relief across the cryptocurrency universe when William Hinman, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of the Division of Corporation Finance declared Ethereum is NOT a security. Hinman’s speech reinforces the SEC’s position that the...

  We forgive you if you’re confused about whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) considers bitcoin or other altcoins a “security.” Today in an interview on CNBC, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said some cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are...

  Today, the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) announced a soft launch for its blockchain exchange with selected institutional investors and 300 pre-approved retail investors who will have early access to the GBX digital asset exchange.   “This serves as a...

  Fundstrat cryptocurrency analyst Tom Lee says recent news headlines about government investigations around ICOs and price manipulation signal the arrival of regulations for cryptocurrency on the horizon.   Negative news stories about ICOs and cryptocurrency scams have pushed cryptocurrency...

  The HoweyCoin is the latest in a growing lineup of ICOs scams with one difference. If you buy in, you’ll be getting scammed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). That’s right, the new initial coin offering...

  Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard’s presentation at cryptocurrency conference Consensus 2018 created lots of buzz. Both just for the fact that he attended as well as shared a presentation with the Fed’s current...