Nolan Bauerle is a former researcher and writer for the Canadian Senate Banking Committee, for which he drafted a 2015 report on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He currently heads CoinDesk research division. CoinDesk...
A platform run by former State Street executives that will allow institutional investors to buy a wide range of crypto assets, has raised a $5 million seed round. Led by Wicklow Capital with...
Marc Hochstein is the managing editor of CoinDesk and the former editor-in-chief of financial industry publication American Banker. The following opinion piece originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to...
The Securities and Exchange Commission could be gearing up to drop major actions on issuers of initial coin offerings (ICOs). According to Nicolas Morgan, a former lawyer for the U.S. government agency tasked with...
It's unusual for panels to get heated, but that's just what happened during a discussion on securities law and the Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) on Tuesday. Called "Structuring Legally Compliant Token...
Three weeks and counting ... That's how long it's been since a mishap by ethereum wallet provider Parity saw $160 million in cryptocurrency code frozen, and still no solution has been pursued to...
Overstock subsidiary tZERO is adding several new business verticals as part of its forthcoming initial token offering (ICO). Specifically, the tZERO token holders are now being offered the ability to buy blockchain-enabled digital...
Air New Zealand has announced a new partnership with decentralized travel platform Winding Tree to explore applications of blockchain technology in the airline's business. The arrangement will investigate whether the tech can enable...
Philippine regulators are considering new rules for cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to officials. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Emilio Aquino said that...
Ben Lawsky, the former New York Superintendent of Financial Services who spearheaded the BitLicense regulatory framework while in office, has joined startup Ripple's board of directors. According to a press release from Tuesday,...