Crypto Battle At Milken Institute Global Conference – Mashinsky Vs. Roubini Video

Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation | May 8, 2018 By:

It was the cryptocurrency battle heard ’round the world, as entrepreneur Alex Mashinsky took vociferous exception to the negative comments on digital currency made by Nouriel Roubini, the infamous “Dr. Doom” whose claim to fame is his prediction of the 2008 financial meltdown.

The battle took place at the recent Milken Institute 2018 Global Conference in Los Angeles,


South Korea Plans To Ease Crypto Regulations Under New FSS Governor

ICO News, News, Regulation | May 7, 2018 By:

Yoon Suk-heun, the newly appointed governor of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), said that the country’s top financial regulator will look to ease regulations on domestic cryptocurrency trading.

In a statement, Yoon said the FSS will collaborate with the Financial Services Commission (FSC) when an inspection on policies and financial institutions has different configurations associated with different scopes.


Blockchain Companies Bracing For Europe’s GDPR Rules – US Lawmakers Watching

News, Regulation | May 4, 2018 By:

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has a May 25 deadline, and it’s sending companies scrambling to comply with the new privacy regulations governing interactions with European residents. Severe financial penalties apply to those who do not implement the new regulations, and there’s no shortage of litigious actors waiting in the weeds for the compliance deadline.


Australia’s Securities Watchdog Cracks Down On Misleading ICOs

News, Regulation | May 2, 2018 By:

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has started cracking down on “misleading or deceptive conduct” in the marketing and selling of digital tokens via initial coin offerings (ICO).

In a statement published yesterday, Australia’s corporate watchdog said that it is issuing inquiries to ICO issuers and their advisers where they identify conduct or statements that may be misleading or deceptive.