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U.S. Law Office Sued After Claiming Crypto Assets are “Not Securities”

According to Illinois state court documents filed on December 31st 2019, law firm Faegre Baker Daniels is being sued for “legal malpractice” after advice given ...

January 05, 2020
What Happens to ICO Issuers Who Can’t Pay SEC Penalties?

What Happens to ICO Issuers Who Can’t Pay SEC Penalties?

A growing number of companies which — over the last three years — leveraged the ICO to raise funds have been hit with securities violations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). ...

November 21, 2019
Telegram Doesn’t Budge, Requests Court to Throw Out Case

Telegram Doesn’t Budge, Requests Court to Throw Out Case

On November 12th 2019, Telegram filed a response with a United States District Court. The firm has maintained the stance that its Grams tokens do not constitute securities and requested the court to ...

November 14, 2019
The SEC Received Over $4.3 Billion from Penalties in 2019

The SEC Received Over $4.3 Billion from Penalties in 2019

According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Annual Report for the fiscal year 2019, more than $4.3 billion were collected due to disgorgement and penalties. Out of the funds ...

November 06, 2019
Telegram: The SEC’s Position is “Unreasonable and Wholly Unnecessary”

Telegram: The SEC’s Position is “Unreasonable and Wholly Unnecessary”

Telegram has responded to the recent SEC filing which alleges that its $1.7 billion ICO was an unregistered securities offering. Telegram remains persistent that its Grams tokens are not securities, ...

October 18, 2019

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