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Telegram Denies All SEC Allegations and Requests Dismissal of Trial

Telegram has refuted allegations by the US Securities and Exchanges Commission in court, which claim that the planned Gram token from the messaging app is a security and, therefore, subject to regulations from the commission and has requested that the trial be dismissed because of this. Last month, the SEC successfully sought

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CFTC and SEC Hammer Down Bitcoin-Linked Investment Platform 

Two top U.S. financial watchdogs, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have filed a cease-and-desist order against XBT Corp. SARL, a.k.a First Global Credit, a Swiss Bitcoin-based securities dealer that allegedly solicited investments from  U.S. investors without registering with the agencies.

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Security Token Platform Receives Transfer Agent License From SEC

Harbor, the digital platform for alternative assets, has received a transfer agent license from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).On Oct. 31, Harbor CEO Joshua Stein told the Block that his blockchain-enabled platform is “now the first blockchain company to receive both a transfer agent license and

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Paxos Launches Settlement Platform for Equity Securities After SEC Relief

Paxos Trust Company announced today that it is set to introduce its Paxos Settlement Service for a number of United States-listed equity securities.In an Oct. 28 press release, digital asset trust company Paxos stated that it is moving forward with the launch of its blockchain-based settlement platform, having received

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