SovereignCoin will become one of the largest financial and digital asset infrastructures connecting hedge funds, central banks, family offices, pension funds, Fortune 500 companies and even sovereign funds for global trade and an alternative world payment system for the $155 trillion in cross-border transactions made each year. However, where competing...
Veerathai Santiprabhob, governor of the central Bank of Thailand, has asked all banks in Thailand to stay away from cryptocurrency, Reuters reported yesterday, Feb. 13. According to Reuters, the central bank released a circular Monday that bans banks in Thailand from investing and trading in crypto, as well as participating in and creating exchanges...
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should give past initial coin offering (ICO) organizers the chance to seek remediation in light of possible violations, according to a petition filed with the agency last month. The petition was penned by Liquid M Capital, a broker-dealer and fintech firm acquired by Templum earlier this month....
In spite of the countless changes in globalization and technology, there is still a lingering issue: If an investment is booming, scammers will devise new methods to swindle investors. Consequently, this is so with cryptocurrency, which is more and more the target of swindlers. The most current incident is...
If you are tempted to join the cryptocurrency bandwagon, regulators say you must take a pause before you click "buy." Following bitcoin's meteoric value rise in 2017 — from just below $1,000 in Jan to almost $20,000 in December — there is been a rush to make the most on...
The rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain tokens has gotten the eye of investors from all over the globe. There are several honest projects and products within the cryptocurrency space however there also are some dishonest ones. There are folks out there who want to scam you and steal your...
Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources which have spoken to TechCrunch, the “Telegram Open Network” (TON) will be a new, ‘third generation’ blockchain with superior capabilities, after Bitcoin and,...
While many questions around how existing securities law apply to initial coin offerings remain unanswered, the Securities and Exchange Commission has always made one thing clear: do not engage in fraud. On Monday, its new Cyber Unit, created in September to, among other things, regulate ICOs, took its first action, against PlexCoin, which promised investors a more...
CoinLoan, the Estonia-based fintech startup, today announced plans to launch a lending platform to create a new type of secured, peer-to-peer loans for crypto investors through its ICO. Currently, if a crypto investor has a large holding in Bitcoin and needs fiat currency, there is no option for them to...
It’s been over a year since the Rare Pepe blockchain trading card economy was created bringing the dankest, most rarest pepes to the cryptocurrency environment. News.Bitcoin.com reported on the launch of the first few series of Rare Pepe cards traded as counterparty (XCP) assets over the bitcoin blockchain. Rare Pepe cards are basically...