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 be relaxed in 2018 in favor of other types of

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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 the Commissioner, “stern”) words to lawyers and other professionals.  He

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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 recognized as the global standard setter for securities regulation and

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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 purported plan to launch an ICO on January 10, 2018

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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