Cryptocurrency

As England’s FCA Continues its Watching Brief on DLT & ICOs, is it Time For Self-Regulation?

In April 2017, England’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a Discussion Paper (“DP”) on DLT which sought views on the regulatory implications of DLT developments in financial markets and considered

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Smart Contracts, UK

$4 Billion Crypto-Promoter Ordered to Halt Fraudulent Sales

The Texas State Securities Board said yesterday that it entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to halt the multiple investment programs operated by BitConnect, an overseas company that claims

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Cryptocurrency, Litigation, US

ICO Lawsuits

One of the big questions surrounding ICOs is whether the “coin” (or token) offered in the ICO is considered a security and, therefore, subject to securities laws, including registration.  One

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Cryptocurrency, DAO, ICO, Litigation, SEC, Securities, US

Cryptocurrency Activity by Asia-Pac Governments

In well publicized moves in late 2017, both China and South Korea banned ICOs.  Today, the Malaysian finance minister said in an interview that Malaysia will not impose a blanket

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China, Cryptocurrency, Malaysia, South Korea

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