Tag: SEC

Ripple SEC Lawsuit

SEC vs. Ripple Lawsuit Explained: Complete Overview

The cryptocurrency space was hit with a bombshell on December 21st when news broke that the SEC would be suing Ripple, the company behind XRP. The next day, the SEC officially announced their lawsuit against not just Ripple, but also...

/ December 28, 2020
John McAfee Story

John McAfee: When You Think Things Can’t Get Any Weirder…

It begins with a character, all I can do is trot along behind him trying to put down what he says and does.” – William Faulkner, Any decent writer will tell you that, if you want to rustle up a...

/ October 19, 2020
PolyMath Review

Polymath Review: The Blockchain For Financial Securities

Security tokens seem to be all the rage now. From exchanges to regulations and issuance platforms. One such project looking to capitalise on this is Polymath. This is a project that is looking to power the issuance of digital securities....

/ December 3, 2019
Crypto Custody Conundrum

Crypto Custody Conundrum: The Catch 22 for Institutions

The safe and secure custody of client assets is both a salient and well-established action in any developed financial market. It’s crucial that a very new and often distrusted asset class like crypto gets custody right, and if it doesn’t...

/ February 11, 2019
SEC comments on ICO

SEC Sees The Writing on the Wall – Implications for ICOs

Recently the director of the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance put out some interesting comments during the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit regarding cryptocurrency. It was nice to see the top SEC official admit that: …what I believe may be...

/ August 9, 2018
Effects Bitcoin ETFs

What Effects Could Bitcoin ETFs have on the Market

Many of the biggest cryptocurrency news stories over the last several months have been related to the possibility of SEC-approved Bitcoin ETFs. Numerous prominent cryptocurrency advocates have even speculated that ETFs could be the jolt of energy that sets off...

/ August 5, 2018
SAFT Agreement

What are SAFT Agreements?: Complete Beginners Guide

Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have been around since 2013, but as their popularity has grown, so too has the regulatory scrutiny surrounding them grown. One huge point of contention from government regulators is how to classify ICOs. By the...

/ July 12, 2018
Cryptocurrency Spoofing

Cryptocurrency Spoofing: How Bitcoin Whales Fool Markets

Cryptocurrency spoofing has now come into the spotlight. What was once an underground tactic that was used by large whales and algorithms to manipulate the market has now gained the attention of the CFTC and US regulators. It has also...

/ June 23, 2018
Crypto Airdrop SEC

CryptoCurrency Airdrops: Where Could The SEC Stand on Them?

We are all aware of the common practice in the cryptocurrency ecosystem called Airdrops. These are essentially free giveaways of coins that are “airdropped” on a group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It is the quickest way to distribute your coins in...

/ June 3, 2018
Cryptocurrency Blackswan

A Crypto Black Swan Event: Ethereum Classified as a Security

Recently, there has been a lot of noise in the cryptocurrency markets about whether Ethereum is a security or not. This is indeed the perfect example of a “black swan” event. These are events that no one really expects and...

/ May 15, 2018