Malta, The ‘Blockchain Island’, Pivots Toward AI Development

Blockchain, News, Regulation | November 18, 2018 By:

Malta, the little island that is part of the European Union, has managed to become the headquarters of several companies in the crypto world. With attractive legislation, officials especially dedicated to promoting technology and a convenient tax regime, large players of the crypto ecosystem have already settled on this small island in the Mediterranean.

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Crypto Panelists Call For Clarity From US Regulators On Compliance Issues

Blockchain, News, Regulation | November 18, 2018 By:

Elastos, a decentralized infrastructure for web-based transactions, organized a gathering of industry leaders on Nov. 15 in San Franciso to discuss the future of regulations, compliance, and best practices throughout the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Representatives of exchanges, including 0x and HBUS, as well as compliance directors from leading blockchain projects joined to engage in a meaningful dialogue about the regulatory framework needed to foster the industry’s maturation.

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Blockchain’s Power Ledger Deploys Trading Platform In Pennsylvania

Blockchain, Innovation, News, Regulation | November 17, 2018 By:

Power Ledger, a decentralized energy trading platform and winner of Richard Branson’s 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge, has deployed its peer-to-peer renewable energy trading platform at licensed retail electric provider American PowerNet’s headquarters in Wyomissing, Penn.

American PowerNet’s headquarters will use the xGrid platform to trade 35kW of solar power – garnered from both its office roof and carport – with neighbors connected in its office park to optimize clean energy for both carbon reductions and decreased electricity costs.

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SEC Settles First ICO Registration Violations Cases On Two Token Offerings

ICO News, Investing, News, Regulation | November 16, 2018 By:

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against two companies that sold digital tokens in initial coin offerings (ICOs).  These are the Commission’s first cases imposing civil penalties solely for ICO securities offering registration violations.  Both companies have agreed to return funds to harmed investors,

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