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Analyst: Too Early to Write Off Bitcoin, SEC Had Negligible Effect on Crypto Markets

As Bitcoin (BTC) fell further on Monday, finding itself under $5,000 in a first for 2018, industry savants quickly took to crypto’s side, in spite of the growing bearish sentiment. Surprisingly, a crypto-friendly partner at Washington, D.C.-based Anderson Kill, a centralized law organization, rushed to Bitcoin’s aid faster than many

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Why The SEC Asking ICOs to Register their Tokens as Securities is Good for Ethereum (ETH)

This past Friday – November 16th – the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a statement announcing that they had settled charges against two firms that had carried out ICOs that fall under securities offering. The two firms that were cited by the SEC were CarrierEQ Inc. (Airfox) and Paragon Coin

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US SEC Levies ‘First’ Civil Penalties Against Two ICOs for ‘Unregistered’ Securities

In a self-described “first,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed civil penalties against two Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) solely over their failure to register their token sales, according to an official Nov. 16 press release.The SEC states it has reached settlements with two ICO companies, CarrierEQ Inc.

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SEC Opened Probe into Erik Voorhees, Crypto Loans Firm Over 2017 $50 Mln Token Sale

Crypto loans company Salt Lending Holdings Inc., once associated with high-profile crypto industry stalwart Erik Voorhees, is facing a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) probe over its 2017 $50 million token sale, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Nov. 15.Founded in 2016, Salt — which uses clients’ crypto holdings

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SEC Fines EtherDelta, Binance To Attract Institutions

The crypto market may have stagnated, but this industry’s innovators have continued to incessantly beat the “BUIDL” drum, as pro-crypto developments were as present as ever throughout the past week.Crypto-Friendly Governors Elected In Colorado, CaliforniaTo many crypto savants, the modern political scene, which promotes centralization and censorship in some cases, is far

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Thailand to Legitimize First ICO ‘Portal’ via New Regulation, Says SEC Head

Thailand’s securities regulator will clear “at least one” Initial Coin Offering (ICO) “portal” to operate legally in November, local daily news outlet Bangkok Post reported Nov. 8.Speaking to the publication, Rapee Sucharitakul, secretary general of the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said that ICOs themselves could also start seeing

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Expect the SEC to Target More Token Exchanges After EtherDelta

The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto token exchanges. Until recently, the SEC's scrutiny of the cryptocurrency industry largely focused on projects and teams that raised money through initial coin offerings (ICOs) in possible

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US SEC Charges, Fines EtherDelta Founder with Operating Unregistered Securities Exchange

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto token trading platform EtherDelta, with operating an unregistered securities exchange, a press release by the SEC reveals Thursday, Nov. 8.EtherDelta, which served as a secondary marketplace for trading ERC20 tokens, allows its users to buy

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