Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler believes Facebook’s Libra looks – and should be regulated like – a security.
The Congressional hearings on Facebook’s Libra are likely to focus more on the company’s privacy failings than broad crypto policy questions.
The D.C.-based Blockchain Association will now oversee Kik’s “Defend Crypto” campaign, with the added goal of helping other startups fight legal cases.
U.S. lawmakers questioned FinCEN director Kenneth Blanco about potential terrorist use of Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency.
Crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital has led a $5.5 million Series A for Clause, a digital contract management startup that uses blockchain tech.
Mt. Gox founder Jed McCaleb has been accused in court of making “fraudulent” misrepresentations over the now-collapsed exchange’s operations.
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee has scheduled a hearing on Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency for July 17, one day after the Senate holds its hearing.
The new rules for crypto businesses will be released in June 21 but many regulators are already worried about the repercussions.
House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt development of its Libra crypto until hearings can be held.
Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.
The SEC’s complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we’re only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.
Nevada is becoming a blockchain powerhouse as it passes a suite of bills designed to promote blockchain adoption
Online black marketplace Silk Road had quite the effect on bitcoin, being one of the technology’s biggest use cases in the early days, and for a while it didn’t have its own Wikipedia page – until this man.
The Australian Taxation Office is hunting down major tax avoidance schemes using cryptocurrencies, according to a report.
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 seems to have a strong case on the facts in its complaint against Kik and its 2017 token sale, according to legal experts.
Cryptocurrency exchange Bits of Gold has won a notable legal victory over an Israeli bank in its bid to keep access to banking services.
SEC officials demonstrated a deeper grasp of crypto than many industry members were expecting at last week’s forum.
Startups that conducted ICOs may be eligible for relief from SEC enforcement actions, an agency official said.
At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, the SEC and crypto insiders are sitting down for a meeting.