North Dakota Securities Watchdog Issues Cease And Desist Orders Against Three ICOs

ICO News, News, Regulation | October 15, 2018 By:

Karen Tyler, North Dakota Securities Commissioner, has issued cease and desist orders against three initial coin offerings (ICO) for allegedly operating illegally in the state.

The commissioner’s orders were issued after the Department’s ICO Task Force conducted an investigation to identify ICOs and cryptocurrency related investments that pose risks to North Dakota investors.


TokenIQ’s Aleksander Dyo On SEC Crackdown: “The More Rulings, The Better For The Industry” – Opinion

Opinion, Regulation | October 13, 2018 By:

Founded in 2017, Token IQ is a SaaS blockchain technology company focusing on delivering a turnkey solution for the tokenization of securities and asset-backed investment contracts.

The company’s technology enables issuers to convert rights to an asset into smart and fully compliant digital tokens on a blockchain with the goal of eliminating middlemen,


Monetary Authority Of Singapore To Help Crypto Firms Open Bank Accounts

News, Regulation | October 10, 2018 By:

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s central bank, is willing to help cryptocurrency startups in receiving domestic banking services.

In an interview with Bloomberg, MAS managing director Ravi Menon said that they are trying to bring the banks and cryptocurrency startups together to see if there is some understanding they can reach.


Blockchain and Cryptocurrency – Its Future in China

Blockchain, Investing, Regulation | October 8, 2018 By:

More than 90 different cryptocurrency exchanges and about 85 ICOs have closed in China in the past 12 months. Where is China headed?

The answers to that question are best answered in the light of the Chinese government’s 2-pronged efforts: first, to protect the integrity of the yuan while devaluing against the USD and,