Legal

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.

US State of Nevada Passes Flurry of Blockchain Bills

Nevada is becoming a blockchain powerhouse as it passes a suite of bills designed to promote blockchain adoption

I Started the Silk Road Wikipedia Page (Because Bitcoin)

Online black marketplace Silk Road had quite the effect on bitcoin, being one of the technology's biggest use cases in the early days, and for a while it didn't have its own Wikipedia page – until this man.

Australia to Crack Down on Crypto Tax Avoidance Schemes

The Australian Taxation Office is hunting down major tax avoidance schemes using cryptocurrencies, according to a report.

Firm That Saw Stock Boost After Crypto ‘Pivot’ Hit With New SEC Charges

The SEC filed fresh fraud charges against Longfin Corp. on Wednesday, alleging the company falsified its accounting. Longfin's stock price jumped after it announced a crypto pivot in 2017.

The SEC Case Against Kik’s ICO Appears Strong, Experts Say

The SEC seems to have a strong case on the facts in its complaint against Kik and its 2017 token sale, according to legal experts.

Crypto Exchange Bits Of Gold Wins Supreme Court Battle Over Bank Block

Cryptocurrency exchange Bits of Gold has won a notable legal victory over an Israeli bank in its bid to keep access to banking services.

SEC’s Crypto Savvy Surprises Blockchain Insiders at DC Forum

SEC officials demonstrated a deeper grasp of crypto than many industry members were expecting at last week's forum.

SEC’s Hinman Says Some ICOs May Be Eligible for ‘No-Action’ Relief

Startups that conducted ICOs may be eligible for relief from SEC enforcement actions, an agency official said.

What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum Friday

At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, the SEC and crypto insiders are sitting down for a public meeting.

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