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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SEC Suspends Trading In Company For False Claims On Crypto Regulation

Investing, News, Regulation | October 22, 2018 By:

The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended trading in the securities of a company amid questions surrounding its statements about partnering with a claimed SEC-qualified custodian for use with cryptocurrency transactions and a purportedly registered public offering of preferred stock.

The SEC’s trading suspension order says that two August 2018 press releases issued by Nevada-based American Retail Group,

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SEC Starts FinHub, A Resource For FinTech, DLT, Artificial Intelligence

Announcements, Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation | October 18, 2018 By:

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the launch of the agency’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub).

The FinHub will serve as a resource for public engagement on the SEC’s FinTech-related issues and initiatives, such as distributed ledger technology (including digital assets),

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