Token Alliance Group Seeks ICO Frameworks

Announcements, FinTech, Investing, News, Regulation | September 18, 2017 By:

The growing number of initial coin offerings (ICO) and increased scrutiny by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory bodies has led to the formation of the Token Alliance, which seeks to shape this emerging market.

The industry-led initiative will promote responsible growth of token and digital asset issuances and recommed legal frameworks and protections.


Japan Agency Grants Digital Exchange License to Coincheck

Announcements, Regulation | September 18, 2017 By:

Japan-based Coincheck has officially been certified to operate as a compliant digital currency exchange. The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) has approved the application of Coincheck to obtain a license that allows it to operate in the country.

Coincheck’s registration approval follows the provisions of Article 63-3 of the country’s fund settlement law.


Nebraska Lawyers Advisory Approves Bitcoin Payments

Announcements, Now Accepting, Regulation | September 18, 2017 By:

The Nebraska Lawyers Advisory Committee, an eight-member body that makes conduct decisions for lawyers in Nebraska, has granted approval for attorneys to accept bitcoin payments from their clients.

In an opinion dated September 11, three different questions were presented before the board: whether an attorney can receive cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as payment;