The United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation Valerie Szczepanik stated that one needs to be a licensed broker-dealer to run an IEO with a US issuer or buyer. She also reported that a number of stablecoins fell under the law on securities.
Bitcoin was traded at the level of $3400 at the beginning of February; in the middle of May, it is traded for $8250. The market’s share of the currency exceeds 60% like it was in December 2017.
Cybercriminals from the groups Pacha and Rocke conduct a competition, trying to strike as many computers with the spy program for cryptocurrency mining as possible.
CEO of the blockchain startup NextBlock Global Limited Alex Tapscott will pay a fine of $148,000 and conduct three ethics workshops at Canadian business schools in accordance with the contract with the Securities Commission of Ontario (OSC).
CoinGecko experts have made a new system of ranking exchanges due to the complex method. The top positions of the rating are occupied by the exchanges with the maximum daily trading volume.
A number of major American retailers will give their clients a chance to pay with a cryptocurrency, including a stablecoin. By doing so, through the cooperating with Flexa, the retail chains are going to lower the non-cash payment fees and to increase the customers’ loyalty.