LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s securities watchdog said on Monday it was examining every initial coin offering (ICO) to see whether it should be regulated, mirroring moves by its U.S. counterpart.
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In the race to be the world’s dominant crypto region, European countries are crushing their peers in the US and Asia.
The value of “token sales” in Europe this year is about $4.1 billion, far above the $2.6 billion in the US and $2.3 billion raised in Asia. In a token sale – also known as […]
Since emerging a decade ago, Bitcoin and other digitally based cryptocurrencies have captured the imaginations of tech wizards, Wall Street bankers, and investors of all stripes.
Proponents argue that cryptocurrencies, which are decentralized and function outside the control of governments, could someday replace national currencies as the primary means of exchange. Skeptics believe that virtual currencies […]
The world is abuzz about blockchain, but not all are equally up to speed when it comes to their embrace and support of this important emerging technology.
Some have focused on cracking down on potentially predatory behaviors, even at the cost of thwarting enterprises that could massively improve quality of life throughout society. But some countries […]
Central banks and regulators need to find the right balance between seizing the benefits of technological innovation on one hand, and coping with possible new risks on the other. For us, blockchain’s evolution in the financial system is ultimately a balancing act.
We also had a good exchange of views on crypto-assets. We see that crypto-assets are here to stay. Despite the recent turbulence, this market continues to grow.
In particular initial coin offerings, or ICOs, we see they have the potential to emerge as a viable form of alternative financing. Already last year, ICOs helped raise over […]
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The world’s second-largest digital asset is down more than 70 percent since January and can’t seem to find its footing after a breakout 2017. In the past three months alone it has dropped 50 percent and […]
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The United States Securities and Exchange commission announced on Thursday that no decision will come on the VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF, until at least December 29th 2018. The SEC has made the process of approval for ETFs a long and draw out one as the commission keeps delaying decisions on a Bitcoin ETF.
A number of cryptocurrency exchanges lack basic consumer protections and are vulnerable to exploitation by market manipulators, the New York attorney general’s office said in a report Tuesday.
Investors may now have a new way of purchasing cryptocurrencies without actually having to own them.
Manhattan, New York-based banking giant Citigroup has reportedly developed a product which could reduce the risk hedge funds and asset management firms are exposed to when they invest in cryptocurrencies. According to the Business Insider, the instrument which was jointly developed by Citigroup’s depository […]
DAICO’s will empower individuals that use ICO’s for crowdfunding purposes and bring an end to some of the risks accompanied by current ICO’s. The proposed regulation within the EU unfortunately still focuses on the past paradigm and prepares the nation states for an unnecessary amount of paperwork.
Does a decades-old securities law apply to an initial coin offering (ICO)? In a case that represents the first time securities laws have been applied to cryptocurrencies, a district judge says it may.