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.


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.


Distributed Ledger Feedback Paper Released by UK Financial Conduct Authority

Blockchain, ICO News, News, Regulation | December 19, 2017 By:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the financial regulator equivalent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, has published a report based on feedback from an earlier discussion paper on distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Back in April, the FCA sought stakeholder views on the potential for future development of DLT in the markets it regulates.