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.

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.

Member of the European Parliament Suggests New Regulations for Public ICOs
August 14th, 2018

The proposed draft defined ICO as a legal and innovative crowdfunding technique willing to oblige to certain security rules that are expected to decrease fraudulency.

Philippines Joins the List of Countries Poised to ICO Legal Government
August 2nd, 2018

The Philippine SEC has introduced the draft rules on how companies can fundraise via ICO whereas all token are defined as securities by default.

G20 to Review Global Anti-money Laundering Standard on Cryptocurrency in October
July 23rd, 2018

G20 member countries held a summit devoted to digital assets. Currently, they are looking at an October deadline for reviewing a global anti-money laundering (AML) standard on cryptocurrency.

CFTC Wants ICO Investors To Do Their Homework Before Putting Their Money
July 17th, 2018

CFTC tells investors that digital tokens promoted by businesses may either be categorized as securities, derivatives, and commodities, depending on how they are structured.

South Korea’s Bithumb to Open New Offices in Japan and Thailand
July 17th, 2018

Bithumb, one of South Korea’s major cryptocurrency exchanges, is expanding its geography to Thailand and Japan.

Coinbase Confirms SEC Approval To List Digital Tokens As Securities
July 17th, 2018

As a part of this approval, Coinbase will be able to list the ICOs on their platform and thus trade digital tokens that are deemed as securities.