Tag: legal

US Government Issues Advice Over Bitcoin Bomb Threat Emails

The U.S. government has confirmed the existence of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from organizations and suggested steps to…

SEC’s Crypto Czar Signals Some Flexibility on Token Offerings

Some blockchain token projects may be allowed to bypass U.S. securities registration requirements by obtaining so-called no-action letters from the…

Romper Room to White Linen: Saying Goodbye to Crypto’s Infant Anarchy

Sheila Bair is an advisor to Omniex, a technology company providing services to institutional investors, and a board member of the…

The CFTC Wants to Learn More About Ethereum

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to learn more about ethereum, its technology, and the markets that have built…

Not Everyone Wants a Bitcoin ETF

While many traders eagerly await a potential bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), some of the cryptocurrency’s most passionate advocates are lukewarm…

Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Changes to Ease Crypto Tax Burden

A Japanese lawmaker has proposed a number of changes to the current taxation regime in order to ease the burden…

Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Blockchain Regulators

Kevin Werbach is a Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and…

SEC Fines Crypto Fund $50K and Issues Cease-and-Desist

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered fund manager CoinAlpha Advisors LLC to pay a $50,000 fine following what…

Mining Firm Sues Bitcoin ABC Proponents for ‘Hijacking’ Bitcoin Cash

A new lawsuit alleges that proponents of Bitcoin Cash ABC – one of two competing iterations of the bitcoin cash cryptocurrency…

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

Two congressmen from Florida and North Carolina have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed to help prevent cryptocurrency price manipulation. Representatives Darren…

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