South Korean financial watchdogs are contacting domestic blockchain startups as part of an investigation into initial coin offerings (ICOs).
A U.S. federal judge has ruled that a pair of reportedly fraudulent initial coin offerings fall under securities laws.
Australia’s primary securities regulator is focusing efforts to keep a close eye on the cryptocurrency sector, including ICOs, as part its corporate action plan for 2018-19. CCN reports that.
Members of the European Parliament held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss a proposal that, if approved, would create new regulations on initial coin offerings (ICOs) held within the economic bloc.
Lawmakers in South Korea began discussing cryptocurrency once more Monday, August 20, in a meeting focusing on ending the country’s ICO ban, as well as other topics, Business Korea reports.
The daily volume of trade performed via cryptocurrencies is estimated to be over $12 billion by conservative calculations. In comparison, the value traded on NYSE alone is $40 billion. This speaks volumes about the speed with which the crypto-trading market has captured the market since its origin not more than ten years ago.
South Korea's Jeju island is seeking to become a free zone for initial coin offerings (ICOs) – a plan that, if approved, would allow crypto projects to conduct token sales in the self-governing province despite the country's tough stance on the issue.
A draft proposal by the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs suggests creating new regulations for public initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to a document published Friday.
The cryptocurrency industry may be maturing, but that doesn’t mean it’s likely to shed its reputation as a playground for scam artists anytime soon.