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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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Philippines Securities Regulator Issues Draft of ICO Rules, Requests Feedback From Public

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published a set of draft rules for regulating Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for public review, according to an official statement August 2. In the SEC’s Memorandum Circular, the agency stipulates that any company registered in the Philippines looking to run an ICO, or any ICO selling tokens to Filipinos, must submit an ...

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Vietnam’s Securities Watchdog Bans Industry from Cryptocurrency Activity: Report

The State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC), the country’s stock market watchdog, has reportedly forbidden industry firms from engaging in cryptocurrency-related activities. Vietnam’s official state news agency is reporting that the country’s securities markets watchdog has ‘required’ the industry to not partake in “any issuance, transaction or brokerage activities related to cryptocurrencies” in a circular to all relevant institutions. ‘Under ...

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Bitcoin Stock Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud

The founder and operator of two shuttered online crypto investment platforms, including bitcoin stock exchange BitFunder, has pled guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice. The guilty plea was announced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York this week wherein 37-year-old Texan Jon Montroll aka ‘Ukyo’ admitted to deceiving investors and the SEC during ...

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Bitwise Files With US Securities and Exchange Commission to Launch Crypto ETF

Digital asset manager Bitwise has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch a regulated exchange-traded fund (ETF) for cryptocurrency, according to a July 24 press release. The Bitwise HOLD 10 Cryptocurrency Index will include 10 cryptocurrencies, and will track the Bitwise HOLD 10 Private Index Fund that was founded in November. According to the press release, ...

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Coinbase Receives Regulatory Approval to List Securities Tokens

Coinbase is one of the world’s biggest and most popular cryptocurrency trading platforms. As such, the company attracts a lot of attention. That attention forces the company to expand and offer additional trading pairs. Securities are apparently making their way to Coinbase fairly soon. Coinbase May Add Securities In the United States, there is a lot of concern regarding the ...

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Coinbase Retracts Announcement of Regulatory Approval to List Coins Considered Securities

Crypto exchange and wallet Coinbase has retracted its previous statement that it received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to trade in securities, Bloomberg reports July 18. Last week, Coinbase reported that it could now operate as a broker dealer, offering digital tokens considered to be securities, after its acquisition last month of Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate ...

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Coinbase Lists Securities | SEC Approves Coinbase for Offering Securities

Coinbase lists securities: The most popular cryptocurrency exchange platform in the United States, Coinbase Inc., just received the green light from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list digital tokens that have been deemed as securities. Coinbase was given the approval by the SEC and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to purchase Digital Wealth LLC and Keystone Capital Corp, ...

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Coinbase Gets Go-Ahead To List Crypto Assets With The ‘Securities’ Label

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Coinbase has finally got the green light from regulators to list and offer the trading of crypto assets. A Cryptocurrency Game Changer: Coinbase Gets Regulatory Approval Seeing Coinbase list SEC-regulate crypto securities has been a topic of discussion in this nascent space for months now. In blog post from early June, Asiff Hirji, the President and Chief ...

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