China’s Internet Finance Regulator Warns On “ICOs in Disguise”

ICO News, Investing, News, Regulation | January 15, 2018 By:

China’s National Internet Finance Association (NIFA), a self-regulatory organization in the field of Internet finance, has issued a warning against risks from the so-called “initial miner offerings” (IMO).

In a statement, NIFA claimed that IMOs are disguised initial coin offerings (ICO), the latter completely banned in the country.

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Blockchain Task Force Created By Switzerland

Announcements, Blockchain, ICO News, Regulation | January 11, 2018 By:

The government of Switzerland has created a new taskforce to begin developing a regulatory framework on blockchain and initial coin offerings (ICO).

Called Taskforce Blockchain, the group will be led by Finance Minister Ueli Mausrer and Economics and Education Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann. Taskforce Blockchain will also consist of blockchain startups,

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Blockchain Firm CopyCash Receives Cease And Desist Order Ahead Of ICO

Announcements, ICO News, News, Regulation | January 10, 2018 By:

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has issued a cease and desist order to CopyCash Foundation ahead of its planned initial coin offering (ICO) on January 10.

The CopyCash Foundation is an organization registered in Singapore. It claims to provide an ethereum blockchain social travesting platform that combines trading and investing.

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Blockchain Photography Rights Tracker Planned By Kodak

Blockchain, ICO News, Innovation, Investing | January 9, 2018 By:

Kodak, which was almost put out of business during the transition from film to digital photography, is now jumping on board the cryptocurrency train. The photography giant is trying to leverage the power of its legacy to create a “photo-centric cryptocurrency” that will “empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management.”

Created in conjunction with Wenn Digital,

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Cryptocurrencies Not Federally Insured, Warns Alaska State Regulator

Announcements, ICO News, Regulation | January 8, 2018 By:

Alaska state securities regulator has issued a warning about the risks associated with cryptocurrency investments.

Kevin Anselm, director of Alaska’s Division of Banking and Securities, cautioned Alaskan investors about investments involving cryptocurrencies. She said cryptocurrencies are subject to minimal regulatory oversight and that they’re susceptible to cybersecurity breaches or hacks.

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