Binance Freezes ‘Some’ Tokens Stolen From Cryptopia: CEO CZ January 17, 2019

Major Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has frozen tokens sent to its wallet by the entity who allegedly hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, CEO Changpeng Zhao reported in a tweet Jan. 16. Cryptopia, which is currently shut down as police investigate the hack, lost at least $3.6 million in cryptocurrency, sources reported. While the total amount seized […]

Thai SEC Warns Public About Investing in Nine Unregistered Tokens and ICOs October 27, 2018

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning about investing in nine digital tokens and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), which have not been accredited by the regulator, news outlet Bangkok Post reported Oct. 26. The SEC reportedly initiated an investigation into digital tokens and ICOs being promoted on social media platforms for […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Team to Hold Giveaway of Player Crypto Tokens via ETH September 8, 2018

The Los Angeles Dodgers, a U.S. professional baseball team, will hold a giveaway of crypto-based athlete tokens at the end of this month, according to an official press release on Dodger Insider September 7. The statement reports that Dodger fans will be able to get tokens — representing Dodgers players — convertible to Ethereum (ETH) […]

Jamaica Stock Exchange to Introduce Crypto and Tokens Trading via Canadian Fintech Firm August 15, 2018

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has selected Canadian fintech company Blockstation to facilitate the trading of digital currencies and tokens on the JSE, according to an August 14 press release. Upon implementation of the project, JSE will provide trading, quotes, execution, and settlement services for cryptocurrencies and tokens. Kirk Brown, Head Trader for a broker […]

Philippines' Proposed ICO Rules Presume All Tokens Are Securities August 2, 2018

The Philippines is close to introducing new regulations governing how companies can legally raise funds through initial coin offerings (ICOs). To that end, the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published draft rules governing ICOs on Thursday, and is now seeking public feedback before they can go into effect. The regulations notably assume that tokens issued […]