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China has banned all Security Token Offerings and all activities linked to them. The government wants to regulate the new tokens before legalizing them to eliminate cases of fraud.

Daria Generalova, Managing Partner at ICOBox and marketing, PR & communications expert, shares her vision of current ICO and STO landscapes, explaining which funding alternative boasts better potential.

Japan’s Financial Services Agency to Bring New ICO Regulations

The new guidelines mandate local companies to register with the FSA before launching their ICO digital tokens in the market.

Singapore Releases Updated ICO Guide

The updated guide clarifies the Singapore central bank’s stance on how certain intermediaries should observe the rules determined by Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism policies.

SEC Starts Chasing ICO Promoters, Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled Face First Charges

In its first cases, the SEC has brought violations against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer DJ Khaled involving ICO promotion. The SEC noted that using celebrity endorsers was a crucial part of the ICO issuers’ promotional strategy.

Saga Unfolds as Ripple Still Has Some Open Issues with SEC

Maybe XRP cannot be classified as a security anymore. Max Rich, deputy counsel at the crowdfunding platform Republic says the SEC will use the DAO debacle that happened in the summer of 2016, as the cut-off point.

ICOs Can Legally Yield to $50 Million in Revenue, 2015 SEC Regulations Reveal

The notorious SEC does not truly kill ICOs in fact, the two regulations issued back in 2015 allowing companies to secure between $1 million and $50 million.