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SEC Files a Complaint Against Blockchain Network LBRY

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On March 29 the U.S. SEC has submitted a suit against the distributed content protocol LBRY. The agency stated LBRY is trading unlisted securities via its native cryptocurrency and that there is a violation of the Securities Act of 1933. LBRY is a decentralized project created for content. Its...

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SEC started thinking VanEck's application to launch BTC ETF

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The US SEC will decide on the application of the investment company VanEck to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the first crypto within the next 45 days. The regulator can either approve or reject the company's request or extend the review period to 240 days. Stakeholders will have 21...

Coinbase

SEC Releases Coinbase financials in direct listing request

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The application for registration of the offer of shares of the crypto exchange Coinbase, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is now available to the public. The confidential draft document was submitted to the SEC back in mid-December 2020. The...

Ripple

SEC affirms accusations upon Ripple in the amended lawsuit

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SEC has said that Ripple CEOs Brad Garlinghouse and Chris Larsen have strongly influenced the price of XRP by increasing or decreasing the sales of their coins depending on the market situation. In an amended lawsuit filed on February 18, the SEC confirmed its allegations of violating U.S....

Ripple

SEC and Ripple abandon pre-trial settlement of the claim

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple said that the regulator's lawsuit over the alleged unregistered sale of securities in the form of a digital asset XRP will not be settled out of court. In a letter to open the case, the parties stated that having previously discussed this...

XRP price surges 12.25.2020

XRP is up 50%. Did Changes in the SEC Cause This?

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On December 24, authorities announced that the US Securities and Exchange Commission has a new chairman. Elad Roisman will replace Jay Clayton. Meanwhile, XRP saw price growth. Are these two events connected? Well, Roisman considered being a possible ally for the crypto industry. The new chairman...

Jay Clayton

SEC head linked BTC rally to problems of traditional payment

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According to the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, the rapid rise in the value of bitcoin is directly related to the weakening of people's interest in traditional payment systems. The head of the regulator expressed this point of view in an interview with...

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SEC plans to acquire tools for analyzing smart contracts

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission plans to acquire tools for analyzing smart contracts. On July 30, the regulator announced its intention to conclude a contract for the purchase of "tools for analyzing smart contracts in a distributed ledger." The SEC announced its interest in...

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Lightning-solutions developer Zap raised $3.5 million

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The US startup Zap, as part of its investment round earlier this year, attracted $3.5 million in funding. The company disclosed relevant information in a report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Just out: Visa partner Zap secretly raised $3.5 million from the unicorn-maker behind...

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SEC introduces accelerated proposal review process

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The US SEC announced that it intends to simplify the application process for investment companies, which could also significantly accelerate decision-making on proposals from cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. On July 6, on its website, SEC announced that it had voted in favor of an...

New York City District Court

The court made Telegram report on all transactions of Grams

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The New York City District Court inquired Telegram to present the SEC with all information about the placement of the Gram digital currency. Pavel Durov’s advocates and delegates of the US regulator will meet to discuss the terms of transaction disclosure between the organization and investors....

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Telegram agreed to transfer part of TON documents to SEC

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The team of Pavel Durov agreed to transfer part of the documentation about his crypto project Telegram Open Network for consideration by the SEC. That was reported the day before by business media concerning the press center of the American regulator. Reporters learned that Telegram is ready to...

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SEC accuses a couple of fraud with tokens provided by water

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused a Texas couple of tricking hundreds of people through several fraudulent investment offers. According to SEC, former pastor Larry Donnel Leonard and his wife Shuwana Leonard raised nearly half a million dollars from 500 investors through...

Telegram ban to sell GRAM

Telegram can't sell Gram to investors of other countries

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The Southern District of New York State Federal Court dismissed Telegram Group Inc’s request for clarification of a temporary ban on the transfer of Gram digital tokens to customers. The decision was received on Wednesday in the electronic database of the court. Judge Kevin Castel, who is...

Telegram SEC John Hyman

Telegram investor confirms SEC's arguments against platform

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission has taken evidence from former Telegram investment adviser John Hyman. He said that in 2018 Telegram sold investment contracts for Gram tokens not only to TON platform investors but also to underwriters who were involved for wider distribution of tokens....

Pavel Durov

Pavel Durov was interrogated in Dubai for two days

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It was supposed that Pavel Durov is going to be interrogated in Dubai on January 7 and 8, and it actually happened. The transcript of the interrogation follows from the document in which Durov explains to the lawyers of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) how much money he spent on...

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Russia, Israel, Pavel's Fan Club: who are TON's investors

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeatedly appealed to the court with a request to receive evidence from John Hyman, whom Pavel Durov Telegram CEO called the chief investment adviser of the company and the person “involved in the distribution of Gram tokens”. It is reported by...

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Telegram will pay $235000 to developers of solutions for TON

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Representatives of the Telegram messenger reported that a prize fund of $235,000 will be distributed among 41 participants in the TON project solution developers contest. The largest winnings $28,750 will be received by Sexy Chameleon, who worked on asynchronous payment channels and a multisig...

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