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U.S. IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

The United States' federal tax service has issued guidelines for tax reporting regarding cryptocurrency airdrops and hard forks.In an announcement on Oct. 9, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the issuance of Revenue Ruling 2019-24, which addresses common questions of taxpayers and practitioners regarding crypto hard forks and

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The SEC Guidelines are HERE! Release of Crypto Token Guidance

It’s been nearly six months in the making and now the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally published its regulatory guidelines for token issuers. Though many questions remain unanswered, crypto enthusiasts have finally got some clarity on the issue of “tokens as securities.” SEC Guidelines The SEC Guidelines focus on

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Hong Kong’s Securities Regulator Issues Detailed Guidance for Security Token Offerings

Hong Kong's securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued official guidance on security token offerings (STOs), in a statement published on March 28.The guidance aims to clarify the legal and regulatory requirements for parties engaging in STO-related activities. The document opens with a proposed working definition

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