What Facebook’s Actions Tell Us About The Future Of Blockchain

Opinion | June 26, 2019 By:

Libra’s much-anticipated unveiling has generated significant enthusiasm amongst followers of both the digital-asset economy and traditional markets. For an industry grappling with a lack of mainstream acceptance during its formative years, watching Facebook and its consortium of corporate partners enter the fold is sure to be viewed as a vindication of blockchain and cryptocurrency.


Time To Kik SAFTS To The Curb

News | June 25, 2019 By:

On June 4, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) launched an enforcement action against Kik Interactive claiming the company offered and sold one trillion digital tokens (“Kin”) in violation of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”).

The Securities Act requires an issuer of securities to either register the offering with the SEC or to conduct the offering pursuant to an exemption from registration.


More Stablecoins, More Stability

Investing, Opinion | June 21, 2019 By:

 The digital asset landscape has undergone some significant changes since the dramatic price surges of December 2017 as a result from users becoming more interested in blockchain technology. The market turbulence that followed has undercut the perception of cryptocurrencies in the eyes of many, with erosion of the virtues of trust and security taking place due to price volatility and the actions of some illegitimate projects.


The Case for Bootstrapping High-Throughput Blockchains

Blockchain, News, Opinion | June 13, 2019 By:

Much debate in the world of cryptocurrencies has centered on scalability and interoperability. Largely drawing from prohibitively high gas fees on Ethereum towards the end of 2017, and transaction fees on Bitcoin surpassing $50 in some cases around the same time.

The realization that these decentralized blockchains afforded many beneficial properties was overlooked by mainstream pundits as being inefficient virtual machines akin to databases.


Cryptocurrency Taxes – How Would Removing Them Benefit The Government?

Investing, Opinion, Regulation | June 12, 2019 By:

Taxing cryptocurrencies has been quite a controversial topic across the world, but that hasn’t prevented most countries from introducing a capital gain tax.

However, these countries soon found out that despite the tax regulations, more and more citizens and local companies were finding ways to avoid the watchful eyes of the local tax agencies.