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.

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UAE To Allow ICOs To Boost Capital Markets

ICO News, News | October 9, 2018 By:

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to create rules that would allow domestic companies to raise money through initial coin offerings (ICO).

Speaking at a seminar, Obaid Saif Al-Zaabi, head of the Emirates Securities & Commodities Authority (ESCA), revealed that the board of ESCA has approved considering ICOs as securities and will be releasing regulations on the ground in the first half of 2019.

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South Korean Official Calls For Global Crypto Regulations

ICO News, News, Regulation | September 10, 2018 By:

Yoon Suk-heun, governor of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), has urged regulators from 14 other countries to jointly draft international regulations for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO).

During the 20th Integrated Financial Supervisors Conference (IFSC) in Seoul last week, Yoon urged the need for international coordination,

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India’s Securities Regulator Conducts Global Study Tours On Cryptocurrencies And ICOs

News, Regulation | September 4, 2018 By:

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has collaborated with regulators in Japan, the UK, and Switzerland to study cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO).

In its 2017-18 annual report, SEBI revealed that it sent officials to three countries to study how international regulators deal with cryptocurrencies and gain deeper understanding of their systems and mechanisms.

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