PBOC Deputy Governor Calls STOs “Illegal Financial Activity”

Regulation Local media has reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has banned security token offerings (STOs). Pan Gongsheng, a deputy governor of the PBOC, has mobilized the same rhetoric used with regard to initial coin offerings (ICOs) in

Korean Court Case Alleges Government’s ICO Ban Is Unconstitutional

Regulation A constitutional complaint has reportedly been filed in South Korea alleging that the government’s ban on initial coin offerings is unconstitutional. It has been more than a year since token sales were banned in the country but the government

International Cooperation “Critical” to SEC Action Against ICOs

Regulation Steven Peikin, co-director of the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently described international cooperation as playing a critical role in facilitating investigations in the initial coin offering (ICO) sector. Also Read: Chinese Miners Short BTC

Chat Bot Advises Crypto Startups and Investors

Services Three Ukrainian companies have developed an English-language chat bot that provides consulting services to businesses and investors in the crypto industry. The AI-based platform, Ailo, offers a range of automated services but it can also deal with cases that

Singapore Financial Regulator Updates Guide to Digital Token Offerings

Regulation The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published new guidelines pertaining to digital token offerings. The document provides additional clarity on the regulatory requirements for intermediaries that facilitate them, while highlighting the reporting obligations of entities offering capital markets products

Japan’s FSA Set to Regulate ICOs Next Month

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly set to introduce a regulatory framework governing initial coin offerings (ICOs). FSA to Limit Participation Capabilities Citing sources familiar to the matter, local Japanese media Jiji Press reports that the country’s Financial Services

Japan Unveils Plans to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings

Regulation Japan’s Financial Services Agency has held several meetings to discuss how to best regulate initial coin offerings. In addition to registration requirements, the regulator reportedly plans to amend two existing laws that can be applied to token sales. Also

SEC Fails to Show Court Blockvest Tokens Are Securities

Regulation A U.S. district judge has denied the motion filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against cryptocurrency company Blockvest and its founder. The SEC failed to show the court that Blockvest’s tokens are securities. The company has set up

WePower (WPR) – Why It’s Poised to Outmuscle Bitcoin in December

WePower (WPR) is in the spotlight this week for bridging green energy and blockchain technology. WPR looks like a solid contender to outperform Bitcoin returns in December. Niche Cryptocurrencies Every week provides new opportunities to find undervalued cryptocurrencies. These cryptocurrencies