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SEC finally cares: ongoing pre-ICO of Blockvest is halted

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its halting an ongoing pre-Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and planned global ICO campaign previously scheduled for December 2018 of Blockvest LLC, “The First Licensed and Regulated Tokenized Crypto Currency Exchange & Index Fund based in the US.” As it was published in the project’s blog on the 24th of June,

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SEC dissaproves Bitcoin ETF proposals from ProShares, Direxion, GraniteShares

On August 22, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) declined nine Bitcoin ETF proposals: two from ProShares, five from Direxion and two from GraniteShares. All nine of these Bitcoin ETFs were based on Bitcoin futures, and not supported by a “physical” currency (like with VanEck / SolidX Bitcoin requests). The Commission used overall the

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SEC to decide on Bitcoin ETF this week

The Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States (SEC) by Thursday, August 23, will make a decision regarding the listing of futures from ProShares. This is reported by CoinDesk. The Comission will consider applications for listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) of the funds of ProShares Bitcoin ETF and ProShares Short Bitcoin

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SEC issued a lifetime ban on trading securities for ICO fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought to justice the head of ICO Tomahawkcoins, David T. Lawrence, for fraud. He received a lifetime ban on trading securities and was charged $ 30,000 for his delict. As reported, earlier Lawrence had already been found guilty of fraud associated with trading. Lawrence is the head of the

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