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Token Gesture by SEC Director William Hinman

Although bitcoin and ether are not considered securities, the transactions that distribute them may be securities transactions. That’s the view of William Hinman, Securities and...

Market Researcher Attacks SAFT and Discusses Securities Regulation

An executive of New Alchemy has dismissed the simple agreement for future tokens (SAFT) as a good alternative to the initial coin offering (ICO)...

Did This One Tweet Curtail John McAfee’s Crypto Career?

The 'Godfather of Security', who has destroyed the FBI in on-air combat, is back causing trouble. Founder of McAfee Antivirus, crypto-shiller McAfee says he...

Takeaways From SEC Director’s Comments on Cryptocurrencies and Securities

SEC Director of Corporate Finance William Hinman made comments at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit on Thursday, laying out his thoughts on the...

SEC Appoints Crypto Securities Czar

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has beefed up its supervision of digital currencies with the appointment of Valerie Szczepanik to a newly created...

UK’s Financial Watchdog Targets Crypto Businesses

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened up investigations into 24 businesses within the cryptocurrency space. The news comes after the US Securities...

Overstock’s tZero Teams with BOX Digital for First Security Token Exchange

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZERO is partnering with BOX Digital Markets LLC to launch the industry's "first regulated security token exchange", according to a statement released...

Crypto Leaders Speak out as US Regulatory Uncertainty Around ICOs Continues

US lawmakers continue to struggle to formulate an approach to cryptocurrencies. This week a federal judge ruled that cryptocurrencies can be treated as commodities...

Praetorian Group Announces First Ever SEC Registered ICO

As concern builds over the regulatory status and responsibilities of initial coin offerings (ICOs), particularly in the US, the Praetorian Group has pre-emptively filed...

Overstock’s tZERO Rejigs ICO Plans Amid SEC Probe

Overstock.com today disclosed that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is  investigating the USD 250 million initial coin offering (ICO) of its blockchain...