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Bitwise takes a stab at a crypto ETF in the US

Business 11 January 2019

Bitwise takes a stab at a crypto ETF in the US

Bitwise Asset Management is looking to introduce its own ETF, positive that its version appropriately addresses the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)'s concerns and will find regulatory approval.

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Thailand welcomes first crypto exchanges as SEC issues new licenses

Business 10 January 2019

Thailand welcomes first crypto exchanges as SEC issues new licenses

Overseen by the Ministry of Finance, the first licenses have been issued to four cryptocurrency exchanges, with two rejected and a further license application still in the balance.

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Phillip Frost coughs up $5.5M to settle pump-and-dump charges with SEC

Business 3 January 2019

Phillip Frost coughs up $5.5M to settle pump-and-dump charges with SEC

Diversified healthcare firm OPKO Health has become the latest to propose settlement terms in a case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over alleged breaches of securities laws.

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Philippine securities regulator ‘not yet ready’ to clarify rules on ICOs

Business 3 January 2019

Philippine securities regulator ‘not yet ready’ to clarify rules on ICOs

The securities regulator of the Philippines has decided to defer the promised publication of official rules around initial coin offerings (ICOs), as it aims to buy more time to consult with stakeholders.

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US SEC decision on ETF moved to February 2019

Business 7 December 2018

US SEC decision on ETF moved to February 2019

The U.S. SEC will give its final say on cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by February 27, 2019.

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US regulator calls for global cooperation to stop fraudulent ICOs

Business 6 December 2018

US regulator calls for global cooperation to stop fraudulent ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are outright frauds that need to be stopped, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Illegally plugging fraud ICO leads to $750K penalty for Mayweather, DJ Khaled

Business 30 November 2018

Illegally plugging fraud ICO leads to $750K penalty for Mayweather, DJ Khaled

Securities regulators in the United States have fined two celebrities who were found to have failed to disclose that they were paid to promote initial coin offerings.

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US court rejects unregistered securities case against Blockvest

Business 30 November 2018

US court rejects unregistered securities case against Blockvest

A court in the United States has rejected a claim brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against blockchain assets exchange Blockvest.

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AriseBank CEO arrested by FBI over $4M scam

Business 30 November 2018

AriseBank CEO arrested by FBI over $4M scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested the co-founder of a crypto platform following his indictment on charges that resulted in millions of dollars in losses to a number of investors.

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Bitstamp exchange wants to stamp out market manipulation

Business 29 November 2018

Bitstamp exchange wants to stamp out market manipulation

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that it wants to see cryptocurrency markets, including exchanges, take steps to protect investors from manipulation if exchange-traded funds (ETF) are to be approved.

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US SEC waits for crypto industry changes before okaying ETFs

Business 28 November 2018

US SEC waits for crypto industry changes before okaying ETFs

U.S. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said he would like cryptocurrency markets to adopt traditional financial tools before approving crypto-based ETFs.

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US SEC takes position against smart contracts developers

Business 19 November 2018

US SEC takes position against smart contracts developers

Nick Szabo, who was originally behind smart contracts, has started to question if they make sense and even Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin is someone turned off to them. Now, it appears that the SEC has begun monitoring smart contracts and its creators.

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