ico regulation

The Securities and Exchange Commission has published a report reminding investors the necessity to register offers and sales of distributed ledger or blockchain technology-based securities.

Will Regulation Make ICO Marketing Easier?
January 19th, 2019

In various Asian markets, Karnika E. Yashwant, crypto expert and ICO advisor, sees a lot of progress happening for launching ICOs, but not in their governments and shines a light on this phenomenon.

Former AriseBank Executives to Pay a $2.7 Million Charge for ICO Scams
December 13th, 2018

For operating a fraudulent Initial Coin Offering, former AriseBank executives have to pay nearly $2.7 million in fines and are prohibited from serving as officers of public companies or engaging in offerings of digital securities.

Mediterranean EU Countries Join Together for Blockchain Transformation
December 6th, 2018

Seven EU nations have declared their intent to promote blockchain technology in their countries. The declaration was made by France, Italy, Cyprus, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Malta.

South Korea’s Financial Regulator Unveils Taxation Plans for Cryptocurrency and ICOs
December 4th, 2018

South Korea’s financial authorities are actively working on preparing new taxation plans to introduce taxes on crypto trading and ICOs.

ICO Project Blockvest Beats SEC in Federal Court
December 4th, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled a case between the SEC and Blockvest in favor of the ICO project.

Singapore Releases Updated ICO Guide
December 3rd, 2018

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.

Member of South Korea’s Governing Party Urges the State Legalize ICOs
October 3rd, 2018

South Korea will consider a possibility to open up the road to Initial Coin Offerings through easing the country’s legislation.

France Introduces New ICO Framework to Become Europe’s ICO Hub
September 19th, 2018

The French authorities have accepted the legal ICO framework drafted in early 2018. The framework is an important part of a push to turn the country into an ICO hub.

U.S. Judge Rules ICO Scam Case Falls under Securities Law
September 12th, 2018

According to the recent ruling made by a US federal judge, criminal cases related to shady ICOs officially fall under securities laws.

Australian Financial Regulator Develops New Rules for ICOs and Cryptocurrency
September 7th, 2018

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission views cryptocurrencies and crypto-related activities including ICOs as potential threats for traditional financial markets.