Telegram Says Review of Requested ICO Records by the US SEC will Delay

On the 9th January of 2020, the lawyers representing Telegram said in a court file that preparation of a review of financial records requested by the US SEC will take five to seven weeks. The lawyers said the analysis of data protection laws in various foreign jurisdictions is mandatory, hence remarkably lengthening the process. This court filing noted the need to analyze about 4600 transactions of 770 entities and individuals and ensure that Telegram complies with foreign data privacy laws.…

France Receives First Initial Coin Offering Approval by The AMF

An ICO approval by the AMF (‘Autorité des marchés financiers) illustrated some conditions a few days ago that was primarily in line with regular best practices all around the globe. It also elaborated on the basic facts that show the urgency and necessity of having simple rules and regulations that govern space activities in cryptocurrency.  The rules set in place function concerning the provision of secure issuing of digital assets, ensuring the issuers are in complete compliance with the primary standards and procedures…

Crypto Investments Among the Top Investor Threats in 2020 – NASAA

NASAA is an American organization that deals with global investor protection. Recently, the organization revealed that crypto investment is among the top five investors’ threat in 2020. This report got collected through a survey of the state and provincial securities regulators within the US, Canada, and Mexico. These American organisation relied on investors’ complaints, current investigation, and regulatory trends to predict the leading investor threats in 2020. The other top areas of concern are promissory notes, real estate investments, Ponzi…

Why ICOs & IEOs are doomed and why STOs will be the next form of fundraising

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs) have been around for a couple of years. They represent a viable form of raising money for companies developing blockchain-based projects. For a long time, developers could not get enough of them. That is until Security Token Offerings (STOs) entered the scene and kicked speculative secondary markets in the teeth. Now, we are looking at a slow but steady fading away of ICOs & IEOs as fundraising methods in favor of…

ICO vs IEO vs STO: A Comparison of Tokenized Fundraising

Trying to raise enough capital for a venture in the past was not very easy. The options were limited. Today, Blockchain technology's innovative power makes a larger range of public funding options possible. By removing the place of a physical mediator in transactions and including transparency in transactions, the fundraising landscape expanded. As such, tokenized forms of funding, such as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), became a game-changing facet of business funding, especially in the crypto landscape. However, with development as…

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