Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-dnc-hackers-used-cryptocurrency-to-fund-their-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Two Nevada men have settled with the SEC over alleged illicit trading of a claimed blockchain company’s stock. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-settles-trader-lawsuit-tied-to-blockchain-firm-stock-sales/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Tax authorities from five different nations are coming together to combat international financial crimes, with a focus on cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/international-task-force-notes-use-of-cryptocurrencies-in-financial-crime/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Northern Trust Corporation has been granted a patent for a system to create immutable records of meetings on a blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/northern-trust-wins-patent-storing-meeting-minutes-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The top U.S. futures regulator has denied a FOIA request related to cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the closely-linked ‘stablecoin’ operator Tether. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-denies-bitfinex-foia-request-citing-possible-investigation/. …

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The U.S. state of Alabama has issued cease-and-desist orders to three ICOs that were allegedly soliciting residents with unregistered securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/alabama-securities-watchdog-hits-3-icos-with-cease-and-desists/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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In a statement, ShipChain said it did not violate securities laws or offer its token for sale in South Carolina. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/shipchain-pushes-back-against-securities-violations-claims/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating cryptocurrency traders who may have manipulated the markets using old-school tricks. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-department-of-justice-cftc-probe-crypto-market-manipulation-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A popular event forged during the token boom of 2017 saw discussion about the changing regulatory environment that has resulted. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/move-em-icos-dont-seem-scary-outside-us/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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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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U.S. regulators don’t aim to suppress innovation in the blockchain industry, representatives said during a panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-regulators-say-want-avoid-hindering-blockchain-innovation/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Lawmakers at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference today argued that regulatory “sandboxes” may offer the best approach for blockchain innovation. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-eu-lawmakers-tout-sandbox-approach-for-blockchain-development/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Early industry investors argued that US regulators must provide clarity in order for investors to capitalize on blockchain opportunities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-regulators-need-move-faster-crypto-consensus-panelists-say/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A Texas regulator has issued cease-and-desist orders against two cryptocurrency schemes that it alleges are selling unregistered securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-investment-schemes-hit-with-cease-and-desists-in-texas/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Following Eric Schneiderman’s abrupt resignation, the New York Attorney General’s Office’s “work continues,” according to a spokesperson. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-probe-continues-despite-new-york-ags-resignation/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Arizona Senate Bill 1091 has been passed by the House and Senate – but no longer mentions cryptocurrencies anywhere. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/arizona-lawmakers-strip-crypto-mentions-tax-payments-bill/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Seattle-based Dragonchain appears to be catching up with the rest of the blockchain industry as it pivots to cautiousness over U.S. regulation. This article is originally written and posted on…

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Two members of the U.S. commodities regulator spoke at a conference. One stressed enforcement, the other working with the industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-officials-want-close-cooperation-sec-crypto-rules/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Coinbase’s chief legal and risk officer “applauds” the Attorney General’s inquiry into cryptocurrency exchanges’ practices. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-discloses-corporate-data-response-ny-crypto-inquiry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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