US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations

US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations

A group of U.S. lawmakers are asking Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton to clarify when initial coin offerings (ICOs) are considered ...
 US Judge Sides With CFTC in Fraud Case, Ruling Cryptos Are Commodities

US Judge Sides With CFTC in Fraud Case, Ruling Cryptos Are Commodities

A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in a lawsuit involving an allegedly fraudulent crypto investment scheme, ruling ...
Congressional Crypto Roundtable: Panel Discusses Token Classification and Compliance for ICOs

Congressional Crypto Roundtable: Panel Discusses Token Classification and Compliance for ICOs

More than 45 representatives from major Wall Street firms and crypto companies took part in a meeting to discuss Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and cryptocurrency ...
US: Crypto Industry Reps, Lawmakers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Regulatory Landscape

US: Crypto Industry Reps, Lawmakers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Regulatory Landscape

Representatives from U.S.-based financial giants and cryptocurrency startups will meet with Washington lawmakers this Tuesday to discuss the regulatory landscap...
US Congressman to Introduce Bills Supporting Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies

US Congressman to Introduce Bills Supporting Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) is planning to introduce three bills to support blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, according to a press release published Se...
Crypto Exchange OKCoin Expands Trading to 20 More U.S. States

Crypto Exchange OKCoin Expands Trading to 20 More U.S. States

Digital currency exchange OKCoin has announced its expansion of token-to-token trading into twenty new U.S. states, according to a statement. Per the announceme...
Chinese Holding Firm to Convert US Defense Department Data Center Into Crypto Mining Farm

Chinese Holding Firm to Convert US Defense Department Data Center Into Crypto Mining Farm

Chinese holding company Wuhan General Group (China), Inc. has entered negotiations to transform a U.S. Defense Department facility into a crypto mining farm, ac...
New York Judge Rules Securities Laws Can Apply to Cryptocurrencies

New York Judge Rules Securities Laws Can Apply to Cryptocurrencies

In what appears to be the first U.S. court case to address the matter, a New York federal judge has ruled that U.S. securities laws are applicable for prosecuti...
Survey: Nearly 80% of Americans Have Heard of Bitcoin

Survey: Nearly 80% of Americans Have Heard of Bitcoin

Just under 50 percent of millennials are interested in using cryptocurrencies as a primary form of payment as opposed to using the U.S. dollar, a new survey by ...
US Senators Discussed Cryptocurrency Sector

US Senators Discussed Cryptocurrency Sector

Members of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discussed the cost of mining of digital assets and the possibility of using blockchain techno...
Trump vs. Erdogan: Bitcoin as a Response to the Currency Crisis in Turkey

Trump vs. Erdogan: Bitcoin as a Response to the Currency Crisis in Turkey

Based on the latest information from Washington, it seems impossible to say that no agreement was reached between the administration of President Trump and the ...
US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers

US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers

The U.S. government will help fund a distributed ledger platform being developed by researchers at the University of California-San Diego.
The Association of Virtual Commodity Association Working Group Will Appear in the USA

The Association of Virtual Commodity Association Working Group Will Appear in the USA

Several leading crypto exchanges decided to join forces and create a self-regulating organization for digital currencies. This organization was named the Virtua...
The Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Doesn't Agree with the Decision on the BTC-ETF

The Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Doesn't Agree with the Decision on the BTC-ETF

The other day, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), rejected the request of the Winklewoss brothers on the first BTC-ETF on the US regulated exchange. ...
SEC Delays Decision on Direxion's Bitcoin ETFs Until September

SEC Delays Decision on Direxion's Bitcoin ETFs Until September

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed making a decision on whether to approve five bitcoin-related exchange-traded funds (ETFs) until Se...
US Ranks as ‘Most Favorable’ Country for ICOs in Recent Report

US Ranks as ‘Most Favorable’ Country for ICOs in Recent Report

The U.S., Switzerland, and Singapore were ranked as the top three “most favorable” countries for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in a recent report, according to a...
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Sues an Attorney Company

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Sues an Attorney Company

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against the New York federal court, accusing the Nevada lawyer, as well as his company, of illeg...
The US Government Confiscated 4 Thousand BTC From Drug Dealers Drom Darknet

The US Government Confiscated 4 Thousand BTC From Drug Dealers Drom Darknet

The Department of Justice of the United States of America published the results of a nationwide campaign to combat the sellers of illegal goods in darknet. It s...
Congress Advances Bill to Study Crypto Use in Drug, Sex Trafficking

Congress Advances Bill to Study Crypto Use in Drug, Sex Trafficking

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed a bill that, if signed into law, would approve a study of the use of cryptocurrencies in the sex and ...
Factom Blockchain Project Wins Grant to Protect US Border Patrol Data

Factom Blockchain Project Wins Grant to Protect US Border Patrol Data

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a grant of $192,380 to blockchain project Factom to support beta testing of a platform aimed to secur...
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