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Filecoin Faces Legal Issues with VC Investors Part of Its ICO

    Filecoin Faces Legal Issues with VC Investors Part of Its ICO

Raising approximately $205 during its 2017 ICO had put Filecoin among some of the top-performing blockchain-based projects, but as of lately, the parent company seems to be facing some legal issues with venture capital investors that took part in the Initial Coin Offering. Even the top crypto companies like Block.one

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Block.one ICO Still Under US Regulation Scrutiny

    Block.one ICO Still Under US Regulation Scrutiny

The largest ICO on record, that managed to raise approximately $4.1 billion in a sale lasting around a year, is still facing regulatory issues in the United States, with several class-action lawsuits claiming that Block.one (the company behind the EOS token) had been selling unregistered securities. The Tezos ICO lawsuit

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The Tezos ICO Lawsuit Will End with a $25M Settlement

    The Tezos ICO Lawsuit Will End with a $25M Settlement

A class-action lawsuit initiated by Block & Leviton law firm against the Tezos Foundation is very likely to end in August with a settlement. Tezos (XTZ) is currently one of the most promising altcoins, with approximately $1.7 billion in market capitalization. This multi-purpose platform supporting decentralized applications and smart contracts

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DYCO to Replace ICOs and IEOs in 2020?

    DYCO to Replace ICOs and IEOs in 2020?

The blockchain-based startups had constantly been looking for ways to raise funding from investors and during the past three years we’ve seen the rise of ICOs, IEOs, and STOs. Each led flows into new cryptocurrencies, but eventually prove to come with several weaknesses. A new trend is about to emerge

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BitClave Ordered to Return ICO Funds to Investors

    BitClave Ordered to Return ICO Funds to Investors

Unregistered ICOs continue to have a hard time in the United States, as the Securities and Exchange Commission continue to punish companies that have violated the Securities Law. On May 28th, the blockchain services company BitClave PTD Ltd, headquartered in

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The EOS ICO Faces New Allegations in the US

    The EOS ICO Faces New Allegations in the US

A lot of questions are circling around big ICO projects and thus far, no company had proven to be above the law. After we’ve seen how Telegram was struggling with the SEC to prove it did not violate the Securities

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UK Crypto Firms Switch from ICOs to Conventional Funding

    UK Crypto Firms Switch from ICOs to Conventional Funding

Blockchain-based startups in the United Kingdom had already started to use old funding methods as the ICO industry continues to be in a structural decline. Some of the latest reports are pointing out the ICO funding in 2019 dropped by

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Crypto Developer Charged by the SEC for Unregistered ICO

    Crypto Developer Charged by the SEC for Unregistered ICO

The founders of Dropil, a crypto automation developer, had been recently charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for raising funds illegally. Their initial coin offering (ICO) for the DROP token worth $1.8 million had been unregistered, as

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FBI Warns Against COVID-19 Scams that Include ICOs

    FBI Warns Against COVID-19 Scams that Include ICOs

The COVID-19 pandemic could turn out to be an opportunity for fraudsters to steal money and to launder it through the cryptocurrency market according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). A surge in coronavirus-related crypto scams at a global

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Is the Ripple IPO a Realistic Objective?

    Is the Ripple IPO a Realistic Objective?

Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple Labs, the US-based company behind Ripple (XRP) had spread the idea of IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) for blockchain-based projects. During a two-hour interview with the Wall Street Journal in Davos, he reportedly talked on

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