Browsing the "ICOs" Tag

SEC Moves to Halt Diamond-Linked Crypto ‘Ponzi Scheme,’ Freeze Assets

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken action over what it alleges is a $30 million crypto scam based on supposed diamond investment.

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From Crypto Winter to DeFi: A Year of Loss and Opportunity

| Michael J Casey

The year since the last Consensus event wasn't just a crypto winter. It also included impressive progress in blockchain evolution, writes Michael…

SEC-Fined Crypto Project Abandons Cannabis Co-Working Venture

| Yogita Khatri

ParagonCoin, which was previously fined by the regulator over its ICO, is selling off a property intended for use as a cannabis co-working space.

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SEC’s First Crypto ‘No-Action’ Letter Took 11 Months to Secure

| Brady Dale

The lawyer for TurnKey Jet explains the lengthy process of getting the first-ever assurance from the SEC that its token sale is good to go.

Swiss Watchdog Rules Crypto Miner’s ICO ‘Seriously Violated’ Laws

| Yogita Khatri

Switzerland's finance regulator has found that crypto mining firm Envion's $90 million ICO took deposits from investors unlawfully.

Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker

| Leigh Cuen

TokenPay is turning ICO proceeds into equity investments, this time with a stake in lingerie company Naked Brand Group.

Crypto Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back

| Anna Baydakova

Blockchain lawyer Andrew Hinkes has joined has joined legal services firm Carlton Fields, where he will focus on litigating cases for token sellers.

Bittrex Exchange Nixes RAID Token Sale at 11th Hour

| Anna Baydakova

Bittrex has canceled a $6 million "initial exchange offering" by a crypto project called RAID hours before launch.

Crypto Mogul Moshe Hogeg’s ICOs Have Unusual Patterns, Analysis Finds

| Leigh Cuen

Controversy looms overhead as Israeli entrepreneur Moshe Hogeg promote's Sirin Labs' blockchain phone.

Thailand’s Securities Watchdog Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

| Daniel Palmer

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has given the green light to the country's first portal for scrutinized token sales.