This article was originally posted at TheTokenist. For much of 2018, the SEC has been more vigilant in scrutinizing the cryptocurrency industry and has escalated its crackdown on crypto-related firms and projects who are not complying. Among their first enforcement...
Crypto Valley Association board members Oliver Bussmann, Vasily Suvorov, René Hüsler, and Nicolas Schobinger have announced that they will not be seeking re-election in the board elections, which are scheduled for January 2019. Current Board Members Feel New Perspectives Will...
Charlie Shrem has been called the "First Felon" of Bitcoin. Now he may add to his felonious reputation through a lawsuit initiated by the Winklevoss Twins, which claims that he embezzled money meant for early Bitcoin (BTC) investments. Bitcoin Lawsuit...
In an attempt to boost innovation within the crypto and blockchain sector, the U.S. State of Wyoming has reportedly passed two articles of legislation. The two bills are related to the aforementioned ecosystems, adding to the region's already expansive...
Malta may be a small island nation located just off the coast of Sicily, yet it is one of the most attractive technology hubs in the world. For ICOs, it is the perfect haven, as Malta promises a safe,...
The United Kingdom’s tax agency, HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) has recently released its guidelines on how crypto investors should declare profits and losses incurred from their digital asset activities. The guidelines released are currently only relevant to individuals,...
Oh, the irony... Floyd Mayweather, arguably the most well-known face in boxing, along with producer and social media extraordinaire DJ Khaled, has essentially been sucker punched by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) in a crypto- and ICO-related case. Floyd...
One of the cryptocurrency industry's biggest challenges is the lack of unclear regulations. This is often exacerbated by the lack of a unified message to regulators within the cryptocurrency industry. Some of cryptocurrency's major players now think they have...
Earlier this month, new rules regarding the use of instant messaging applications were laid out by the heavy-handed Chinese government. This week, several accounts related to cryptocurrency and blockchain news were banned on the WeChat mobile platform. No explanation...
The SFC (Securities and Futures Commission) in Hong Kong has revealed that it is considering how to best approach the regulation of the many crypto platforms currently operating within its jurisdiction. Over the last few months, the SFC has been...

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