Australia’s Blockchain Roadmap Isn’t Music to Everyone’s Ears, Draws Criticism

So far, 2020 has been a year of cryptocurrency regulation… Now, Australia has unveiled its five-year blockchain strategy. So far, 2020 has been a year of cryptocurrency regulation: The European Union, the United Kingdom and Singapore have officially introduced their approaches to the burgeoning industry. Now, Australia has published its national roadmap, hoping to become […]

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SEC Commissioner CryptoMom Explains Planned ICO Safe Harbor to Cointelegraph

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce aka CryptoMom tells Cointelegraph about her hopes for her new safe harbor proposal for cryptocurrencies in decentralized networks. Commissioner Hester Peirce of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission is known for her work on the regulator’s approach to crypto, enough to have earned the moniker “CryptoMom.” On Thursday, Feb. 6, […]

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SEC Charges $600,000 ICO Project Opporty for Fraudulent Security Offering

A comparatively small initial coin offering project is charged by the SEC for an unregistered security offering, in addition to allegations of fraudulent claims. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Sergii Grybniak, the founder of the initial coin offering (ICO) project Opporty, according to a Jan. 21 press release. Despite raising approximately $600,000, […]

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Malaysia Looks to Tie Token Offerings to Exchanges

A day after an investor alert on Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO’s), the US SEC—which has levied severe penalties—the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) published a regulatory guide on digital token offerings in the country. Following the US SEC’s investor alert against Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO’s), Malaysia’s regulator has published a regulatory guide requiring token offerings in […]

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