New York: DFS Grants BitLicense to Crypto Custodian

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has issued a BitLicense to NYDIG Execution LLC, a subsidiary of New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG LLC). In a statement published this week, the regulator revealed that the crypto cu...

$50 Million ICO Lands Crypto Lender SALT in Hot Water with SEC: WSJ

SALT Lending, a cryptocurrency loan provider who raised tens of millions of dollars during through an initial coin offering (ICO) with support from crypto pioneer Erik Voorhees, has become the latest blockchain firm to attract the attention of US secur...

SEC Takes Down Two Crypto Startups for Illegal ICOs

Dutiful CCN readers may recall this journalist’s questioning of the Paragon ICO over a year ago. Paragon responded to that article with legal threats, as noted in the author’s subsequent analysis of the initial coin offering in question. No...

After Friday’s SEC Actions, Experts Say ICO Party ‘Is Truly Over’

Friday's charges against Airfox and Paragon Coin may hint at how the SEC will regulate ICOs going forward.

Two ICO issuers settle SEC charges, agree to register tokens as securities

CryptoNinjas The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced settled charges against two companies that sold digital tokens in initial coin offerings (ICOs). These are the commission’s first cases imposing civil penalties solely for ICO......

SEC Settles Securities Registration Charges Against 2 ICO Startups

The SEC has settled charges with crypto startups Airfox and Paragon for securities law violations.

Erik Voorhees, Salt Lending Being Investigated by SEC, Report Says

Crypto loans startup Salt and its former CEO are said to be under investigation by the SEC, according to the The Wall Street Journal.

Binance Warns Iranian Traders to Withdraw Crypto Amid Sanctions

Binance is advising its remaining users in Iran to withdraw their money as the cryptocurrency exchange seeks to comply with international sanctions.

Binance Warns Iranian Traders to Withdraw Crypto Amid Sanctions

Binance is advising its remaining users in Iran to withdraw their money as the cryptocurrency exchange seeks to comply with international sanctions.

Malaysian Lawmaker Urges Govt to Delay ICO Launch in Call for Regulation

An initial coin offering (ICO) round launched with an aim to raise funds for an opposition political movement is raising eyebrows in Malaysia. Fahmi Fadzil, Lembah Pantai MP and PKP communications director, urged the government to practice caution...