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Currency.com granted licence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jul 2020

Currency.com, a regulated crypto assets platform, has received a new distributed ledger technology licence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).

Currency.com, ICO, smart contracts, distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrency, FX , Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

9 mln easyJet customer details exposed in cyberattack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 May 2020

easyJet has unveiled that the personal information of 9 million customers was accessed in a sophisticated cyberattack on the airline.

easyJet, cyberattack, fraud, ICO, data regulator, credit cards, PassPort, unauthorised access

Japanese revised crypto laws to be enforced starting with May 1, 2020

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Apr 2020

The Japanese House of Representatives have announced that the Payment Services Act (PSA) and Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA) will be enforced starting with May 1, 2020.

crypto asset, derivatives, tokens, ICO, cryptocurrency, regulation, Japan, FIEA, PSA

HashCash to assist UAE based conglomerate with blockchain solutions for supply chain and finance

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 27 Feb 2020

HashCash Consultants has partnered with an UAE-based conglomerate to provide blockchain solutions that aim to optimise its existing supply chain infrastructure.

HashCash Consultants, blockchain, supply chain finance, ICO, tokenisation, wallets, UAE

At least two trading companies probed by SEC over NYSE listings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2019

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has asked for documents from two trading companies, Citadel Securities and GTS, according to Reuters.

US Securities and Exchange Commission, Citadel Securities, GTS, ICO, tokens, US, cryptocurrency

US authorities stop Telegrams USD 1.7 billion digital token offering

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Oct 2019

US SEC has halted a USD 1.7 billion unregistered digital token offering by the messaging service Telegram and its TON Issuer subsidiary.

US SEC, ICO, initial token offering, crypto, tokens, cryptocurrency, US, TON Issuer, Telegram

Block.one to pay USD 24 million fine for unregistered ICO

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Oct 2019

Block.one has agreed to pay a USD 24 million civil fine to settle US regulatory charges that the blockchain company conducted an unregistered initial coin offering.

ICO, tokens, fine, SEC, blockchain, cryptocurrency, US, Block.one

Kik to shut down its core messaging service

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Sep 2019

Kik Interactive has announced that Kik will be shutting down its core messaging service, following reports its crypto-focused subsidiary Kin had laid off 70 employees.

Kik Interactive, Kik, Kin, tokens, security, ICO, SEC, messaging app, developer, cryptocurrency

SEC charges token sale platform for illegal USD 14 mln securities offering violations

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Sep 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission has alleged that ICOBox violated securities laws with its 2017 token sale and subsequent activity facilitating other initial coin offerings.

SEC, Token, securities offering, violations, US, ICOBox, the Securities and Exchange Commission, ICO, digital assets, startups, broker, penalties, trading

Neufund receives approval from Liechtenstein regulator to roll out token offerings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Sep 2019

Neufund has begun launching public offerings on its tokenised equity platform after receiving clearance from a financial regulator in Liechtenstein.

Neufund, tokens, cryptocurrency, Liechtenstein regulator, equity platform, financial regulator, ICO

Paysend acquires Rapid SD Pty for crypto stability

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jun 2019

Paysend has acquired Rapid SD Pty, an Australia-based software development company, which is specialised in DLT blockchain developments.

UK, Paysend, acquisition, Rapid SD Pty, crypto stability, cryptocurrency, blockchain, DLT, liquidity, stablecoin, accounts, Stellar, ICO, distributed ledger technologies, trade, cards

Telegrams ICO goes on public sale

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jun 2019

Messaging app company Telegram has announced that its gram token will be offered to the public via an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).

Telegram, ICO, Initial Coin Offering, tokens, cryptocurrency, funding, gram token, security

Kik sued by the SEC for its 2017 ICO

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jun 2019

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been suing Kik for allegedly running an unregistered securities sale when it launched an initial coin offering (ICO) for its KIN token in 2017.

Kik, Kin, ICO, SEC, cryptocurrency, regulation, Canada, US, fraud prevention

Kik rolls out crowdfunding campaign to support its token - KIN

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 May 2019

Kik has launched a crypto crowdfunding campaign to support a likely court battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 initial coin offering (ICO).

Kik, Canada, SEC, tokens, Kin, securities, crowdfunding, cryptocurrencies, ICO

South Korea ponders over revising cryptocurrency regulations

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Apr 2019

The South Korean government is considering revising the regulatory framework on cryptocurrencies, according to local media outlet ZDNet Korea.

ICO, South Korea, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, regulations, regulatory framework

Cryptocurrency exchange IronX announces public launch

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Mar 2019

IronX, following their USD 26 million ICO and the beta testing process afterwards, has announced the limited public launch of its exchange.

IronX, cryptocurrency exchange, ICO, crypto payments, crypto trading, platform launch

Crypto-assets under legal microscope: a summary of ESMA Advice on ICOs and crypto-assets

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 08 Mar 2019

Crypto-assets have drawn significant attention globally, amid rising concerns over the risks surrounding transactions with these assets.

cryptocurrency, ICO, ESMA, transactions , regulations, government, DLT, Token, digital wallets, miners, payments, banks, fiat money, risks

Microsoft offers app to enable ICO projects

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Feb 2019

Microsoft Azure has listed Stratis in its products’ section, to enable initial coin offering (ICO) projects to manage token distribution.

Microsoft, ICO, Stratis, AML, KYC, payments, security, risk management, fraud prevention, Token

Exclusive interview with the FBI on ICOs and cryptocurrencies

Interviews | Interviews | 19 Feb 2019

ICOs and cryptocurrencies have experienced a dramatic increase between 2017 and 2018, and fraudsters know it

FBI, ICO, crypto, cryptocurrencies, STOs, money laundering, Bitcoin ATM, fraud prevention, fraud scheme, due diligence

Bank of Lithuania updates position on virtual currencies and ICOs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Feb 2019

The Bank of Lithuania has updated its position on virtual assets and initial coin offering (ICO) taking into account current market developments and evolving regulatory regimes.

Bank of Lithuania, cryptocurrency, ICO, crypto, virtual assets, Lithuania, investors