On Tuesday, BaFin issued an advisory letter regarding the regulatory classification of tokens that are distributed to investors through initial coin offerings (ICOs).
On Thursday, the Tezos Foundation announced the resignation of president Johann Gevers. The Swiss-based organization simultaneously declared the appointment of two new board members.
Some are left with more questions than answers following an announcement about Venezuela’s new cryptocurrency, the petro.
On Thursday, cryptocurrency trader Joseph Kim was charged with one count of wire fraud after allegedly stealing millions of dollars of bitcoin and Litecoin from his employer.
An act before the Committee on Economic Development in the Big Apple would examine the potential for economic zones to empower cryptocurrency mining.
Salon has introduced an ad-suppressing beta program. Site visitors who normally use ad blocker extensions can opt to mine cryptocurrency for Salon rather than disable their beloved ad blockers.
Just days after calling cryptocurrency regulation “inevitable,” the IMF’s managing director questioned whether cryptocurrency could be the root of the next financial crisis.
In a social media post over the weekend, Ramzan Kadyrov, the Head of the Chechen Republic who has spoken enthusiastically about blockchain technology in the past, revealed that he has acquired bitcoin.
On Wednesday, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released its 2018 examination priorities. The document included a section dedicated to cryptocurrency, initial coin offerings (ICOs), secondary market trading, and blockchain.
Questions from senators focused on consumer protection, investor education efforts, exchange regulation and market manipulation, and the potential value of distributed ledger technology.