The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make sure investors know what a scam ICO looks like. Even if it has to launch its own.
U.S. regulators don't aim to suppress innovation in the blockchain industry, representatives said during a panel at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018.
Early industry investors argued that US regulators must provide clarity in order for investors to capitalize on blockchain opportunities.
A former Digital Asset executive and a long-time securities lawyer have started a new law firm that will focus exclusively on blockchain clients.
U.S. Securities Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce advocated against blockchain sandboxes and 'blanket' classifications of ICOs.
A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities.
Seattle-based Dragonchain appears to be catching up with the rest of the blockchain industry as it pivots to cautiousness over U.S. regulation.
Two members of the U.S. commodities regulator spoke at a conference. One stressed enforcement, the other working with the industry.
The SEC is likely to prove that three defendants associated with fintech firm Longfin took part in the sale of unregistered securities, a judge said.
An SEC commissioner warned that initial coin offerings could be fraudulent, but consumers cannot necessarily identify fraud.