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CBOE President Cautiously Hopeful on Bitcoin ETF Prospects Despite SEC Action

CBOE Global Markets Inc. could well become the first company to win approval for a bitcoin ETF, but whether that coveted accomplishment materializes remains to be seen. For his part, Chris Concannon, CBOE’s president and CEO, said that he is optimistic that the Securities and Exchange Commission will grant his wish, but he recognizes that there are challenges remaining, according ...

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Tim Draper Off the Hook [For Now] in Tezos Class Action Lawsuit

Claims against venture capitalist Tim Draper and Bitcoin Suisse in a Tezos class action lawsuit have been dismissed. No Direct Control According to U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg of the Northern District of California, the motions by Draper and Swiss-based crypto financial services company Bitcoin Suisse to dismiss them as defendants in the Tezos securities litigation case have been granted. ...

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Judge Advances Securities Class Action Against Tezos Token Creators

The husband and wife duo behind blockchain project Tezos have faced their latest setback in an ongoing securities class action against their $232 million Initial Coin Offering (ICO), according to a docket report published August 7. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg of the Northern District of California yesterday refused to dismiss plaintiff Arman Anvari’s suit against the defendants, which consolidates ...

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BTC/USD Shows No Bullish Action

No longer after we published our analysis on July 30th, 2018, the Bitcoin price against the USD started to slip heavily owing to overlong sideways action. In the past 24 hours. The BTC/USD pair has dropped over 5%, summing-up the overall 9% drop since the July’s high at 8512-fiat. Nevertheless, our intrarange strategy played out well while the BTC/USD dropped. ...

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Lawmaker Calls for More Action from Congress on Regulating Crypto

Congressman Bill Huizenga has urged for the U.S. Congress to focus on crypto regulation in an interview with Bloomberg July 27. Huizenga wants to see more oversight in what he considers the “muddied and fairly opaque” initial coin offering (ICOs) and digital assets markets. Speaking in his Capitol Hill office, Huizenga argued that Congress should empower financial regulators such as ...

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Swiss Crypto Mining Firm Faces Enforcement Action for Potentially Unauthorized ICO

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has launched enforcement proceedings against crypto mining firm Envion AG over its potentially unauthorized token sale, according to a FINMA press release today, July 26. Swiss-based Envion AG is an off-grid mining company that claims to use decentralized, clean energy to power its mobile mining units, and completed its month-long Initial Coin Offering ...

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Coinbase Now Has Its Own Political Action Committee

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has created its own political action committee (PAC), according to documents made public today, July 20. In the U.S., PACs are organizations that pool campaign contributions from members with similar policy and political goals and subsequently donate them to political campaigns for or against candidates, legislation, or ballot initiatives. PACs must register ...

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Alleged FCoin Manipulation of Ethereum Network Spurs Promise of Legal Action

Activity on the Ethereum network spiked at the end of last week causing transaction fees to hit all-time highs and now fingers are pointing to an obscure Chinese trading platform called FCoin. Accusations are being made against founder Zhang Jian, formerly of Huobi, of orchestrating a series of Sybil attacks in order to drive up traffic, crippling the Ethereum Network and ...

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Crypto Markets Hold Weekly Gains Amidst Little Action

Saturday, July 7: there is little action on the crypto markets today, with most coins either up or down by small percentages over the last 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap. The total market capitalization is up by a little under $1 billion since the same time yesterday. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering around $6,635 as of press ...

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