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Exchanges Roundup: First UAE-Based Exchange, LXDX to Launch Security Token Offering

Exchanges Roundup: First UAE-Based Exchange, Lxdx to Conduct Security Token OfferingA partnership between Al Zarooni Group, Crypto Bulls and Gulf Coin Gold has fostered the launch of the first cryptocurrency exchange registered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In other news, LXDX has announced that it plans to conduct a $5.7 million fundraising round via a security token offering (STO), and BTCC has announced indefinite […]

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China Targets ‘Disguised’ ICOs in Crypto Crackdown Update

China Targets 'Disguised' ICOs in Crypto Crackdown UpdateThe People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has discussed the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a recently published report that highlights its plan to crack down on “airdrops,” while laying the groundwork to potentially issue its own virtual currency. Also Read: Venezuela’s Supreme Court Orders Payment in National Cryptocurrency Report Highlights Plan to […]

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ICO Roundup: SEC Annual Report, Israeli Offerings Raise $600 Million, Rapper Sued

The annual report of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement has detailed the actions taken against initial coin offerings during the preceding financial year. Also, a report published by One Alpha estimates that Israeli ICOs have raised more than $600 million during 2018, and 25 investors have filed a lawsuit accusing rapper T.I. and his business […]

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Exchanges Roundup: Ironx Raises $22.3M in Private Sale, IDCM to Target STOs

In this edition of Exchanges Roundup, we focus on Ironx, which has just wrapped up a $22.3 million private sale. We also look at International Digital Currency Markets’ plans to provide solutions for security token offerings, as well as some of the new exchanges opening in Estonia. Also Read: The Daily: Outcry Over Censoring of Gab, […]

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Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Technology Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations

Former CFTC Chair Advocates "Technology Neutral" RegulationsThe former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Also Read: Two US States […]

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Indiegogo Facilitates Issuance of Securities Tokens

Indiegogo Facilitates Issuance of Securities TokensIndiegogo, a popular crowdfunding website, is allowing an Aspen-based luxury ski resort to issue and distribute securities tokens via its platform. The hotel is seeking to raise $18 million USD through the offering – which Indiegogo has claimed is fully compliant with all pertinent regulations. Also Read: $1.1 Million Landmark Crypto Fraud Case Establishes CFTC Jurisdiction […]

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Denver-Based Healthcare ICO Issued Cease and Desist for Offering Securities

Denver-Based Healthcare ICO Issued Cease and Desist for Offering SecuritiesColorado Securities Commissioner, Gerald Rome, has issued a cease and desist order to Florida based Linda Healthcare Corporation and its founder, Arturo Devesa, halting the company’s initial coin offering (ICO) due to the token sale being deemed an offering of an unregistered security. The cease and desist is a reaffirmation of a previous ruling made […]

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FINMA Launches Proceedings Against $100 Million ICO Envion AG

FINMA Launches Proceedings Against $100 Million ICO Envion AGSwitzerland’s financial regulator, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), has announced that it has launched proceedings against initial coin offering (ICO) issuer, Envion AG. Also Read: Bolivar ‘Anchored’ to the Petro to Be Issued in August, Maduro Says FINMA Launches Proceeding Against $100 Million ICO A press release published by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory […]

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FINMA Launches Proceedings Against $100 Million ICO Envion AG

FINMA Launches Proceedings Against $100 Million ICO Envion AGSwitzerland’s financial regulator, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), has announced that it has launched proceedings against initial coin offering (ICO) issuer, Envion AG. Also Read: Bolivar ‘Anchored’ to the Petro to Be Issued in August, Maduro Says FINMA Launches Proceeding Against $100 Million ICO A press release published by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory […]

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ICO Round-Up: Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities

Three stories dominate this week’s initial coin offering (ICO) round up: It appears many ICO projects are reaching out to social media influencers in an effort to thwart advertising bans across leading platforms. A study published by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) suggested that the country develop a licenced-based regulatory apparatus that permits cryptocurrency […]

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