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Distributed Ledger Tech (DLT) can Automate Regulation: CFTC Chairman

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn As FinTech continues to reimagine new business models for finance, a high-profile financial regulator believes it can also be used to enforce derivative laws more effectively. J. Christopher Giancarlo, the chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), highlighted distributed ledger technology (DLT) and how it can automate regulations for derivative markets […]

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Bitcoin ETF Could Attract Billions in New Investment: VanEck

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn A bitcoin ETF could attract billions of dollars in new investments, so the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should treat pending proposals as an opportunity to regulate the crypto market, said crypto exchange-traded fund advocate Gabor Gurbacs. Gurbacs, the director of Digital Assets Strategy at VanEck, made this claim during an […]

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Victims Sue AT&T, T-Mobile Over ‘SIM Swap’ Crypto Hacks

Silver Miller. a cryptocurrency-focused law firm based in the U.S., says it has filed arbitration claims against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of “SIM swapping” cellphone hacks. Initiating the court actions on behalf of clients that have lost funds to criminals that used the increasingly common method of infiltrating mobile devices to access cryptocurrency […]

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SEC Charges EtherDelta’s Founder with Operating an Unregistered Exchange

08.11.2018 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto token trading platform EtherDelta, with operating an unregistered securities exchange. SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder With Operating an Unregistered Exchange https://t.co/KYRBmn2UHw — SEC_News (@SEC_News) 8 November 2018 The agency identified the decentralized exchange EtherDelta as an “online platform for secondary […]

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The Little-Known Ways Ethereum Reveals User Location Data

“People don’t realize how much information is out in the open.” That’s Péter Szilágyi, an ethereum core developer who manages development on the ethereum software client Geth. He’s referring to the fact that little attention has been paid to ethereum’s underlying network layer, where information is exposed in complex, unpredictable ways. Indeed, there’s an awareness of the […]

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Could Blockchain Help Celebrities Cryptonize Their Fame?

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. A Singapore start-up is creating value for celebrities and their fans by letting them interact directly through the start-up’s platform. A big part of […]

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Charlie Shrem ‘Committed No Misconduct’ Says Lawyer as Winklevoss Lawsuit Continues

An attorney for embattled Bitcoin Foundation founder Charlie Shrem formally hit back on Nov. 5 at accusations by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss as part of an ongoing lawsuit concerning alleged Bitcoin (BTC) theft. In a filing addressing the Winklevosses’ claims, attorney Brian E. Klein said Shrem, who is under investigation for allegedly “stealing” 5000 bitcoins […]