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How to Help ICOs Go Legit

Much is being written these days about the need to regulate initial coin offerings (ICOs) and – to the extent possible – access to cryptocurrencies. With close to $350 billion in (theoretical) market value, cryptocurrencies have started to hit the mainstream, and it is becoming urgent to find a suitable, enforceable regulatory framework that protects investors and […]

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Taiwan Official: Government Should Prepare for Crypto Collapse

A senior Taiwanese official is urging the government to prepare policies to tackle the potential impact of cryptocurrencies on the island’s financial stability. Speaking at a seminar, hosted on Feb. 2 by Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance, Shih Jun-ji, vice president of Taiwan’s executive branch of government, addressed issues around the financial impact of cryptocurrencies […]

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The Crypto Market Is Down Over 50% from 2018 Highs

The total value of all publicly traded cryptocurrencies hit a combined $366 billion today, the lowest figure observed for the market since Dec. 4, data from CoinMarketCap reveals. The more than 60-day low, however, can also be read more bearishly, as it represents a 50 percent drop from the market’s all-time high above $830 billion […]

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Philippines SEC Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it is crafting rules to regulate cryptocurrency transactions to protect investors and reduce the risk of fraud. The regulation, which will cover issuance and registration of cryptocurrencies, is expected to be finalized this year, said Emilio Aquino, SEC commissioner in charge of enforcement and investor protection, […]