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Swiss Regulator Issues Clear Guidelines for ICOs

In an effort to create clarity for market participants, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA published guidelines, on Friday, February 16, that set out how it intends to apply

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AML, ICO, Switzerland

TRO Denied in Second BitConnect Lawsuit

We previously reported on the Kentucky court that issued a temporary restraining order against BitConnect.  On Wednesday, that TRO was extended to February 27. Yesterday, a new lawsuit was brought against

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ICO, Litigation, US

SEC Halts One of the Largest ICOs Ever

The U.S. SEC announced today that it had obtained a court order to halt and freeze the assets of what is likely one of the largest initial coin offerings ever.

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ICO, SEC, US

TRO Granted in Bitconnect ICO Lawsuit

We previously reported how, in the Tezos litigation, the court denied a temporary restraining order that sought to enjoin the defendants from selling, transferring, converting, or otherwise disposing of any

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ICO, Litigation, US

China May End ICO Ban

At a blockchain conference in Thailand, a Chinese official indicated that that the blanket ban on ICOs in China might

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China, ICO

SEC Chairman Gets Tough With Lawyers

In a speech at the Securities Regulation Institute yesterday, U.S. SEC Chairman Clayton delivered some pretty blunt (and, according to

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ICO, SEC, Securities, US

International Watchdog Issues ICO Warning

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) describes itself as the leading international policy forum for securities regulators, as being

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ICO

ICOs Enjoined in Malaysia and North Carolina

Today, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) directed CopyCash Foundation to immediately cease and desist all its proposed activities, including a

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ICO, Malaysia

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

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Smart Contracts, UK

ICO Lawsuits

One of the big questions surrounding ICOs is whether the “coin” (or token) offered in the ICO is considered a

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

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