Aaron Stanley

SEC Official Says ‘Plain English’ Guidance On ICOs Is Coming

| Aaron Stanley and Nikhilesh De

SEC Director of Corporation Finance William Hinman said the agency plans to release a "plain English" explanation of when a token sale is a security.

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Why São Paulo Wants to Pay for Infrastructure with Cryptocurrency

| Aaron Stanley

The Brazilian state wants to pay for feasibility studies with a token designed for the construction industry. Can such a coin achieve network effect?


Quebec Lures Cryptocurrency Miners as China Sours on Industry

| Aaron Stanley

Cheap and abundant electricity, cold weather and a stable political climate are making the Canadian province attractive to bitcoin mining operators.

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Big Pharma Seeks DLT Solution for Drug Costs

| Aaron Stanley

Pharma heavyweights open up about how they envision a blockchain system improving the research and development process of new drugs.

RBC Report: Crypto and Blockchain Could Unlock $10 Trillion Market

| Aaron Stanley

A new report by a Royal Bank of Canada analyst outlines potential use cases for blockchain technologies while predicting a $10 trillion industry.


Bitcoin Miner Sued for Unregistered Securities After ICO

| Aaron Stanley

Giga Watt, a startup that held an ICO to fund a bitcoin mining facility, is being sued for allegedly conducting an unregistered securities offering.

Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

| Aaron Stanley

A company seeking to create the world's first decentralized hedge fund has been hit with a class action alleging a fraudulent issuance of securities.

Uncle Sam’s Surprise: Tax Reform to Impact Crypto Investors

| Aaron Stanley

New provisions in the upcoming tax reform bill could have several significant repercussions on crypto holders this tax season.

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Microlending Startups Look to Blockchain for Loans

| Aaron Stanley

Blockchain is now being touted as a way to revive a long-promised method of boosting financial access for the underbanked.

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Regulation, Taxation Loom Over Crypto Investors

| Aaron Stanley

The cryptocurrency community still has plenty of questions about taxation and regulation, especially as the ICO space heats up.