Browsing the "Kik" Tag

WATCH: Ted Livingston Discusses Kik’s Response to the SEC

| Nikhilesh De

Kik CEO Ted Livingston discussed his company's legal fight with the SEC on CoinDesk Live last week.

WATCH: Join CoinDesk LIVE With Kik CEO Ted Livingston

| John Biggs

After rocky interactions with the SEC, Kik CEO Ted Livingston will join us on CoinDesk LIVE.

Kik Says SEC Lawsuit ‘Twisted Facts’ About Startup’s $100 Million Token Sale

| Nikhilesh De

Kik claims the SEC took comments out of context and manipulated facts in its suit alleging the firm’s token sale violated securities laws.

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SEC Chief Who Pursued Actions Against ICOs, Kik to Resign

| Daniel Kuhn

Robert A. Cohen pursued actions against a number ICOs and crypto exchange platforms as Cyber Unit chief. He will resign in August.

Blockchain Association Takes Over Kik’s ‘Defend Crypto’ Crowdfunding Effort

| Nikhilesh De

The Blockchain Association will now oversee Kik's "Defend Crypto" campaign, with the added goal of helping other startups fight legal cases.

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…

The SEC Case Against Kik’s ICO Appears Strong, Experts Say

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC seems to have a strong case on the facts in its complaint against Kik and its 2017 token sale, according to legal experts.

The 8 Biggest Bombshells From the SEC’s Kik ICO Lawsuit

| Brady Dale

In a complaint filed Tuesday, the SEC laid out where Kik allegedly ran afoul of U.S. securities law with its $98 million ICO in 2017. It also…

The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed suit against Kik over its 2017 initial coin offering.

What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum Friday

| Nikhilesh De

At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, the SEC and crypto insiders are sitting down for a public meeting.