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U.S. SEC Chairperson Jay Clayton Clarifies that Ethereum is Not a Security
March 13th, 2019

In his answer letter, Jay Clayton opens up on defining ICO tokens as securities saying that there cannot be a static approach to deal with different crypto assets. Meanwhile, according to the agency’s laws, Ethereum is not the case.

U.S. Shutdown to Have a Long-Lasting Effect on Arrival of Crypto Institutional Products
February 2nd, 2019

Analysts predict that amidst the long pending work, regulatory agencies won’t give any attention to crypto investment products in the near time.

Kik is Getting Ready for the Legal Battle with the SEC
January 28th, 2019

The company will challenge the U.S. regulators in court over a potential enforcement action against 2017 KIN token offering. 

Top 5 Crypto and Blockchain Events We’re All Waiting for in 2019
January 24th, 2019

While that the cryptocurrency industry is going through a very rough phase, here are the five events expected to set the growth trajectory of the crypto market in 2019.

CBOE Announces Temporary Withdrawal of Its VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF
January 24th, 2019

Citing the U.S. government shutdown, the VanEck executives said that the decision to withdraw the Bitcoin ETF came as there was no one to talk around from the government.

SEC Puts Top Priority on Cryptocurrency ‘Examination’ in 2019
January 12th, 2019

The regulatory watchdog has recently published a report which talks about the examination and compliance inspection of the emerging cryptocurrency market.

SEC Chairman: ICOs Are Effective Way of Fundraising
December 11th, 2018

Jay Clayton said that ICOs should willingly follow securities laws which ensure higher protection of customers’ funds while eliminating fraud and manipulation.

Bitcoin Increases 15% Adding $20 Billion to Cryptocurrency Market
December 11th, 2018

Bitcoin recovered yesterday after a 30% decline over the course of the last week. It had seen substantial growth in value in 2017 but suffered a 14-month decline after repeated cases wherein large exchanges were hacked.

Bitcoin’s Biggest Congress Enthusiast Introduces a Pro-ICO and Crypto Legislation
December 6th, 2018

Warren Davidson, the biggest bitcoin enthusiast in Congress is set to introduce a new pro-ICO and crypto legislation. He believes that cryptocurrencies can thrive in a Federal-regulated environment.

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.