Swiss Stock Exchange to Launch Its Own Security Token This Year

Switzerland’s Stock Exchange (SIX) wants to have its own security token offering in the second half of 2019 alongside the launch of its SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) platform for trading digital assets.  SIX To Launch Its Own STO The Switzerland Stock Exchange (SIX) wants to launch its own security token offering (STO), according to the […]

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SEC Settles Charges Against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather for ICO Promotion

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr for unlawful ICO promotion. Both celebrities have agreed to pay the financial penalties without admitting or denying the findings. Failure to Disclose In an official release dated November 29, the SEC has announced the settlement of charges against […]

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SEC Slaps Paragon, Airfox ICOs With $250,000 Fine

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated calls for ICO token issuers to comply with securities laws November 16 as it enforced penalties against Paragon and AirFox. Paragon, Airfox Will Lose Millions In a statement, the SEC appeared to seek a balance between permissiveness and enforcement of “well-established” rules as it confirmed legal […]

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EtherDelta SEC Action Could Impact Entire Industry, Experts Warn

Legal figures engaging with cryptocurrency are warning over continued regulatory uncertainty impacting businesses after US regulators fined EtherDelta almost $400,000 November 8. EtherDelta Could Set Precedent EtherDelta, which operated since 2016 as a smart contract on Ethereum, fell victim to securities obligations under the US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), leaving owner Zachary Coburn liable […]

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Hong Kong Crypto Exchanges Coming Under Increased Regulatory Scrutiny

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong appears set to adopt a new approach to regulating the local cryptocurrency trading market. This announcement comes after the FSC chairman, Carlson Tong Ka-shing, said that Hong Kong needed a more robust regulatory framework for cryptocurrency trading.  Expanded Regulatory Oversight In a press release issued by […]

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Binance Follows OKEx In Setting Up Malta Security Token Exchange

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has signed a deal with the stock exchange of its new home Malta to host traditional assets using blockchain-based security tokens. Malta ‘Taking The Helm’ In a press release September 11, MSX, the fintech and digital asset subsidiary of the Malta Stock Exchange confirmed it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) […]

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