Log in

Register


ICO   STO   IEO 

"Link your ICO to Success!"

ICO List bg

TON under attack: SEC accuses Telegram of illegal ICO

SEC-accuses-Telegram-of-illegal-ICO SEC accuses Telegram of illegal ICO

The American regulator dealt an unexpected blow to the upcoming TON blockchain, accusing Telegram of unregistered sale of tokens a year and a half after the ICO.

The U.S. government seems to consider corporate cryptocurrencies more dangerous than public blockchains. Until now, all the claims of regulators and politicians have been streaming on Facebook for the Libra project, and a similar development by Telegram, which began selling $ 1.7 billion in tokens in January and March 2018, has remained in the background. However, this silence was deceiving.

Continue reading
2
  89 Hits
  0 Comment

ICORating will pay SEC a penalty for failure to disclose payments for positive reviews on ICO

ICORating-will-pay-SEC-a-penalty ICORating | Russian analytical firm

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fined Russian analytical firm ICORating for not reporting payments for positive feedback on various ICO projects.

The analytical company ICORating is engaged in evaluating investments in ICO projects. It includes team members of well-known cryptocurrency projects, for example, NEO.

Continue reading
2
  168 Hits
  0 Comment

Jay Clayton: “ETHEREUM and cryptocurrencies similar to it could lose the status of securities”

ETHEREUM-could-lose-the-status-of-securities Jay Clayton | SEC Chairman

The chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, said that ETHEREUM and similar cryptocurrencies could eventually lose the status of securities.

In June 2018, the head of the SEC corporate finance division, William Hinman, stated that the decentralized structure of the Ethereum network does not allow for proper application of securities laws to this cryptocurrency. At that time, some saw in Hinman's statement an important step towards eliminating uncertainty in the regulation of digital assets, while others thought that was not enough.

Continue reading
1
  397 Hits
  0 Comment

SEC Begins Considering Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Application

SEC-Begins-Considering-Bitwise-Bitcoin-ETF-Application SEC Begins Considering Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Application

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the process of reviewing an application for a change in the rule that will allow listing Bitcoin ETF proposed by Bitwise Asset Management and the NYSE Arca exchange.

The proposal itself was published in the Federal Register on February 15, which leaves authorized personnel 45 days to make an initial decision on approval, rejection or further extension of the time frame for consideration of the application. The SEC has a total of no more than 240 days to make a final decision on whether to approve or reject the proposal.

Continue reading
1
  463 Hits
  0 Comment

Brian Kelly: “Bitcoin is undervalued by 50%”

Brian-Kelly-Bitcoin-is-undervalued-by-50 Brian Kelly | Head of BK Capital Management

The head of BK Capital Management and the popular cryptocurrency expert Brian Kelly expressed the opinion that Bitcoin is undervalued by 50%.

According to Kelly, the year 2019 will become more successful for cryptocurrency than 2018. However, before the courses go up, the price of the first cryptocurrency may drop to the level of $ 1.5 thousand. He noted that the market has repeatedly dropped to similar values.

Continue reading
1
  5749 Hits
  0 Comment

US SEC recalled the guidelines on primary token allocation

US-SEC-recalled-the-guidelines-on-primary-token-allocation US SEC recalled the guidelines on primary token allocation

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recalled the guidelines on primary token allocation (ICO) on its Twitter account. The dedicated section of the regulator's website lists five aspects of the ICO that consumers should be aware. In addition, the SEC has posted information for investors and marketing specialists in the section.

The information has been on the site since last year, but the SEC decided to draw attention to it on social networks this weekend amid ongoing debates about regulating the industry. This material is notable for the fact that the SEC explains its principles regarding ICO in accessible language - it is much easier for all interested parties to familiarize themselves with the information in this format.

Continue reading
2
Tags:
  419 Hits
  0 Comment

SEC: ICO market is a priority for the coming 2019 year

SEC-ICO-market-is-a-priority-for-the-coming-year Jay Clayton | SEC Chairman

Analysts of the MarketWatch portal analyzed the ICO market and concluded that the number of initial placement campaigns conducted in accordance with all the requirements of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) increased significantly in 2018.

MarketWatch searched the Edgar database using the keywords "coin", "ICO", ​​"token", "initial coin offering" and "saft". According to their data, a total of 287 campaigns with ICO signs were held, which together collected $ 8.7 billion. The highest rate was registered in the second quarter - 99 companies. For comparison, in 2017, only 44 campaigns were held, collecting a total of $ 2.1 billion.

Continue reading
1
  510 Hits
  0 Comment

The SEC Chair: Prices manipulation needs to be addressed before Crypto ETF approval

ICO-NEWS-Prices-manipulation-needs-to-be-addressed Jay Clayton | The SEC Chairman

"How that [manipulation] issue gets addressed, I don't have a particular path. But it needs to be addressed" before an ETF gets approved, said Jay Clayton, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

"The prices retail investors are seeing are the prices they should rely on, and free from manipulation – not free from volatility, but free from manipulation"

Continue reading
1
  3085 Hits
  0 Comment

«Messari» with the SEC support launches a registry of ICO projects

ICO-NEWS-Messari-launches-a-registry-of-ICO Ryan Selkis | Messari Founder

Messari, the cryptocurrency version of the EDGAR database maintained by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), launches an information register for tokens issuing projects in order to collect information that would otherwise be difficult to find.

The registry, announced on Tuesday at a Consensus: Invest event, will collect information in one place that rarely becomes public knowledge, including the structure of tokens, data on coin issues, official communication channels, management of funds raised, and information about project team members.

Continue reading
1
  1647 Hits
  0 Comment

SEC chairman Jay Clayton approves Crypto-Sweep program to combat crypto-scammers

ICO-NEWS-SEC-chairman-approves-Crypto-Sweep-program Jay Clayton - SEC chairman

The target group Crypto-Sweep was formed in April 2018 on the recommendation of the North American Association of Securities Administrators (NASAA). Only in the last month, it received 70 requests for the investigation of fraudulent crypto-currencies and ICO in 40 states of the United States and Canada.

Continue reading
1
  1213 Hits
  0 Comment

The SEC has embarked on a large-scale verification campaign of the ICO projects

ICO-LINK-NEWS-The-SEC-has-embarked-on-a-large-scale-verification-campaign-of-the-ICO-projects

The Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States (SEC) began to verify the legitimacy of the activities of crypto-exchange companies. Dozens of companies operating on the cryptocurrency market received agendas and requests for the provision of financial information, which will be analyzed and evaluated by the regulator. The commission's concern is caused by the almost unregulated scope of ICO projects, as well as some ways of attracting investments. In particular, this is the organization and conduct of ICO by companies whose activities do not fall under the normative acts governing the conduct of traditional public events.

Continue reading
2
  808 Hits
  0 Comment

Five important facts about cryptocurrencies from the SEC Chairman

ICO-LINK-NEWS-Five-important-facts-about-cryptocurrencies-from-the-SEC-Chairman

Many have heard of people building their homes and getting rich, or have lost their savings when investing in cryptocurrencies. Naturally, this attracted the attention of regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), whose chairman expressed his point of view on the situation. Jay Clayton (SEC Chairman) shared his thoughts on the cryptocurrencies and ICO, which are squeezed to five main points.

Continue reading
2
  943 Hits
  0 Comment

SEC: Celebrity ICO support is "potentially illegal"

ICO-LINK-NEWS-US-SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement that calls public support for various ICO celebrities of all kinds "potentially illegal" and warns that "stars" who thus advertise tokens may be held responsible for violating federal securities laws. In a joint statement issued by the SEC's special unit dealing with violations in the ICO and the SEC Office for Supervision and Verification, it is written that public support for celebrity ICO potentially violates the rules for securities regulation, since they do not properly disclose the source and amount of compensation paid for an advertising campaign.

Continue reading
2
  894 Hits
  0 Comment