Legal

Thailand Green Lights Issuance and Trading of Blockchain Securities

| Yogita Khatri

The Thai National Legislative Assembly has approved changes to the law allowing tokenized securities to be issued and traded in the country.

FBI Seeking Potential Victims of BitConnect to Assist Investigation

| Yogita Khatri

The FBI is reaching out to those who invested in the now-worthless BCC token offered by the defunct crypto exchange BitConnect.

$430K in Confiscated Crypto to Be Sold Off by Irish Auction House

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrencies seized by Belgian law enforcement from online drug dealers are set to be sold off by an Ireland-based auction house.

SEC Settles Unregistered Securities Charges Against ICO Issuer Gladius

| Nikhilesh De

Gladius Network will refund investors who request it and register its tokens as securities after settling "unregistered ICO" charges with the SEC.

US Advocacy Group Calls for National Action Plan on Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology.

The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

| Nikhilesh De

There are two bitcoin ETFs under review by the SEC, after the VanEck/SolidX proposal was published in the Federal Register Wednesday.

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

| Yogita Khatri and Christine Kim

The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.

Judge Appoints Law Firms to Represent QuadrigaCX Customers

| Nikhilesh De

Law firms Miller Thomson and Cox & Palmer will represent 115,000 QuadrigaCX customers as the exchange seeks to recoup the $196 million it owes them.

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

| Yogita Khatri

The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters.

Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures

| Yogita Khatri

An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country.