South Korea is taking a major step in legitimizing cryptocurrency exchanges by drafting standards that will eventually classify […]
Philosophical arguments about the nature of money apart, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to adoption of bitcoin […]
Even as his agency cracks down on token offerings, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton is letting bitcoin off the […]
The cryptocurrency ecosystem is poised for a major overhaul. Goldman Sachs, the investment bank which has blown hot […]
a combination of regulatory uncertainty and enthusiastic funding from eager private investors may have tipped the scales against a public ICO of Telegram’s tokens.
Ethereum has ambitions to become the world’s first distributed computer running applications that accomplish a varied set of tasks on its platform. But the cryptocurrency will have to contend with SEC regulations before it reaches that goal.
In his conversation with CNBC, Chairman Giancarlo alluded to the possibility of a novel set of regulations for cryptocurrencies. “There’s a growing appetite among several Congress men and Senators that I have spoken to..to approach this with new eyes and some new thinking,” he said.
Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler dialed up the conversation on cryptocurrencies this week at the MIT Business of Blockchain conference by wading into contentious topics related to cryptocurrency regulation. His talk spanned a broad range of topics but the most controversial aspect of his speech related to the status of Ethereum’s ether and Ripple’s XRP as securities.
During a Congressional hearing last month, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said all ICO tokens he had seen were […]