Did Kik Just Place a Target on the Backs of its Form-D ICO Peers?

By CCN: Kik might very well have good intentions by inviting a fight with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. If the litigation, which the securities regulator has filed against the company, goes Kik’s way, it will set a precedent for ot...

Bitcoin in Crosshairs as SEC & DOJ Drop Hammer on Crypto Firm Longfin

By CCN: The “crypto” startup Longfin Corp. got spanked by both the SEC and the DOJ for fraud amid a broader regulatory crackdown on bitcoin-related financial crimes. Specifically, Longfin’s CEO, Venkata Meenavalli, is accused of infla...

Bitcoin in Crosshairs as SEC & DOJ Drop Hammer on Crypto Firm Longfin

By CCN: The “crypto” startup Longfin Corp. got spanked by both the SEC and the DOJ for fraud amid a broader regulatory crackdown on bitcoin-related financial crimes. Specifically, Longfin’s CEO, Venkata Meenavalli, is accused of infla...

Firm That Saw Stock Boost After Crypto ‘Pivot’ Hit With New SEC Charges

The SEC filed fresh fraud charges against Longfin Corp. on Wednesday, alleging the company falsified its accounting. Longfin's stock price jumped after it announced a crypto pivot in 2017.

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

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

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

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 revealed a lot more.

US Securities Watchdog Says Desperate Kik Turned to Blockchain Tokens

By CCN: According to documents tweeted by lawyer Stephen D. Palley, the government accuses Kik of turning to selling tokens out of desperation. The accusation is part of a motion to discover. Will Kik Open the Floodgates? The government is looking to r...

The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO

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

SEC’s Crypto Savvy Surprises Blockchain Insiders at D.C. Forum

SEC officials demonstrated a deeper grasp of crypto than many industry members were expecting at last week's forum.