Texas’ securities regulator has issued a cease-and-desist to a crypto investment scheme that faked endorsements from high-profile individuals. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jennifer-aniston-prince-charles-falsely-used-to-promote-crypto-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The latest “Project Jasper” tests have shown that distributed ledgers are effective at automating securities settlements in real-time. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-canadas-dlt-trial-shows-instant-securities-settlement-possible/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/security-currency-jury-decide-next-year-ico-fraud-case/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Tokenized securities startup Harbor has secured $28 million in funding from major Silicon Valley venture capital firms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/a16z-founders-fund-back-28-million-raise-tokenized-securities-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Philippines securities watchdog has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrency cloud mining contracts under existing securities rules. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cloud-mining-contracts-are-securities-says-philippines-sec/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Securities Division has stopped five firms — Mattervest, Pink Ribbon, Across Platforms, Sparkco, and 18moons — from conducting initial coin offerings (ICOs) for cryptocurrencies.…

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Adding new cryptocurrencies is a “top priority” for Coinbase, and it’s becoming more clear how the exchange makes decisions about which to support. This article is originally written and posted…

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Germany’s Deutsche Börse Group is planning to develop a platform for securities lending using R3’s Corda blockchain tech. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/deutsche-borse-plans-blockchain-securities-platform-with-r3-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is warning the states residents about the Steven Seagal-backed “Bitcoiin” project. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tennessee-warns-against-steven-seagal-backed-bitcoiin-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Today, under Chairman Rep. Bill Huizenga of Michigan, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment held a hearing (watch it here on Youtube) entitled “Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.”…

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Yesterday, Credit Suisse and ING Group completed a 25 million euro ($30.48 million) securities lending transaction using blockchain-based software. The transaction involved the banks swapping baskets of securities through an…

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