The SEC has charged ICOBox and its founder with violating securities and registration requirements with its token sale and operations.
The SEC settled charges with two individuals accused of selling unregistered securities with the Bitqy and BitqyM token sales.
Jon Montroll, who ran the now-defunct bitcoin investment platform BitFunder, has pled guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice charges.
North Carolina deems passive mining pool "shares" are unregistered securities.
The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) of Saskatchewan, Canada, has cleared a bitcoin startup of breaching securities law.