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Congressman Finalizing Bill to Exempt ICOs from Securities Laws

Republican Congressman Warren Davidson, an avowed bitcoin adn blockchain fan, plans to introduce federal legislation that will regulate initial coin offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrencies. The bill would create an “asset class” for tokens, which would prevent them from “being classified as securities, but would also allow the federal government to …

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International Cooperation ‘Critical’ to Bringing Illegal ICOs to Justice: SEC

International cooperation is essential for eradicating ICO fraud, said Steven Peikin, co-director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement division. Peikin made the remarks during a December 3 speech at Harvard Law School’s Program on International Financial Systems, where he discussed the astonishing growth of the ICO market. “The sponsors of ICOs …

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South Korean government planning to tax cryptocurrency and ICOs, says finance minister nominee

South Korea is planning to tax cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings [ICOs], in spite of the absence of a regulatory framework. South Korean finance minister nominee, Hong Nam-ki, informed the public of this development through a local media outlet called The Korea Times. The news comes at a time when …

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The Race To Ban Or Regulate Bitcoin And ICOs – Forbes

Forbes The Race To Ban Or Regulate Bitcoin And ICOsForbesThe race to regulate the cryptocurrency and the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market has hit full stride. It’s more of a marathon than a sprint, with hurdles. In recent months over 30 global regulators announced their various approaches to token sales …

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This Might Be The Best Explanation For The Price Mania Around Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and ICOs – Forbes

Forbes This Might Be The Best Explanation For The Price Mania Around Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and ICOsForbesThe Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee held a public meeting regarding blockchain and distributed ledger technology earlier this month, and one of the individuals who was invited to participate in the meeting was …

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Brilliant Startups Are Using ICOs To Revolutionize The World Of Blockchain – Forbes

Forbes Brilliant Startups Are Using ICOs To Revolutionize The World Of BlockchainForbesThe blockchain is a wonderful thing. It’s only been around for nine years, and it’s already taking the world economy and shaking it by the roots. When it comes to transactions involving money, eliminating the middle-man is not only …

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ICOs, Airlines and Bitcoin ETFs

Tezos. Here is a fun Reuters investigation of events at Tezos, one of the more successful initial coin offerings in terms of fundraising (it raised $232 million worth of bitcoin and ether, now worth some $400 million), but one that has been less successful in doing anything with the money. “Progress since …

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