Securities Commission Malaysia Seeks Feedback On Regulatory Framework For ICOs

ICO News, News, Regulation | March 7, 2019 By:

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is seeking public feedback on the regulatory framework for initial coin offering (ICO).

The regulator published the consultation paper on ICO to provide some background as to the nature of digital assets, some of the risks involved in investing in such digital assets and the proposed regulatory framework.


South Korea Will Not Lift ICO Ban, Says Financial Services Commission

ICO News, News, Regulation | February 1, 2019 By:

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has decided to continue to ban initial coin offerings (ICO) in the country.

The South Korean government formally banned ICOs in September 2017, citing concerns about fraud as a means to ultimately protect investors. In 2018, it was reported that regulators were considering lifting the ban after the National Assembly proposed to allow ICOs under the conditions of investor protection.