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No Disney, No PayPal? SEC Charges ICO Founder Over False Statements

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the company behind an initial coin offering (ICO) and its president with securities fraud.

Ethereum Founder Responds to Charges of “Insane”, “Plutocratic” Governance

Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s cofounder, is increasingly finding himself target of very public rumors about his role in the project’s supposed love of secrecy. Charges of lacking transparency are equivalent to mortal sins in the cryptocurrency space. Ethereum too is particularly sensitive about accusations along these lines, especially in the ongoing light of a possible US […]

Riot Blockchain Has Been Subpoenaed By the SEC

Riot Blockchain has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC Sues Public Company That Saw Crypto Stock Price Boost

A publicly traded company that saw its stock price soar after announcing a crypto startup acquisition has been sued by the SEC.

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Subpoenaed By SEC

Michael Arrington’s crypto-fund has reportedly been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Overstock Defends tZero ICO: SEC Subpoenaed ‘Everyone Else’

Overstock is pushing back against the idea an inquiry into its tZero ICO is part of a broader SEC effort to crackdown on poor industry practices.

SEC Denies FOIA Request on Controversial Tezos ICO

The SEC’s denial of a FOIA request for records about the troubled blockchain project does not state that Tezos is under investigation.

Brazil Regulator Prohibits Funds from Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Friday that local investment funds are prohibited from investing in cryptocurrencies. The country’s regulators are currently working on crypto regulation; seven public hearings have already been held to discuss this subject. Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading No Crypto […]