Business News
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US Senate to Examine Energy Efficiency of Blockchain

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

The U.S. Senate will host a hearing on blockchain's energy use and whether the tech can be used to protect infrastructure next week.

AML
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There’s a Huge Opportunity for Everyone in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

If our goal is mass adoption, blockchain and crypto firms should work closely with regulators and come up with new ways to solve big thorny problems.

Exchanges
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Korea’s Crypto Industry Condemns Exclusion Plan from Venture Firms List

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

Crypto exchanges and blockchain startups in South Korea are protesting against a recent legislative proposal by the government to exclude the industry from recognized venture businesses. In…

News
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Malta Regulator Issues Virtual Assets Rulebook – Reaction from Stakeholders Muted or Negative

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has now published a Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Rulebook specifically pertaining to the regulation of Issuers of VFAs under the Virtual…

Business News
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SEC Expands Inquiry Into Riot Blockchain, Filing Reveals

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

The legal woes of biotech company-turned-crypto miner Riot Blockchain don't appear to be slowing down.

American Association of Insurance Services
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Insurance Ratings Bureau Pilots IBM Blockchain for Automatic Reporting

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool.

Asia-Pacific
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Korean Blockchain Groups Blast Plan to Strip Crypto Exchange Benefits

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government proposal they fear will stifle industry innovation.

capital markets
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Prime Trust Enters Crypto Custody Race, Will Hold ‘Any’ Ethereum Token

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

Prime Trust, a Nevada trust company, says it can handle custody for bitcoin, ether and any token issued on ethereum under the ERC-20 standard.

ICO
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SEC Smacks ICO Fraudster with $30,000 Fine, Lifetime Trading Ban

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued an officer and director bar, a penny stock bar, and a penalty of $30,000 to a fraudulent ICO founder today.…

Bitcoin ETF
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CBOE President Cautiously Hopeful on Bitcoin ETF Prospects Despite SEC Action

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

CBOE Global Markets Inc. could well become the first company to win approval for a bitcoin ETF, but whether that coveted accomplishment materializes remains to be seen.…