SEC Official: Ether is not a Security

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of Corporate Finance William Hinman, speaking at the All Market Summit: Crypto in San Francisco, said that neither bitcoin nor ether would be classified as securities by the SEC. Hinman said, "Based on my understanding of the present state of … Read more about SEC Official: Ether is not a Security

Marshall Islands Replace US Dollar with Cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands has created its own cryptocurrency, the Sovereign (SOV), and declared it the new official currency of the country, replacing the US Dollar. The bill creating the SOV was signed March 1, 2018. The SOV will now be the official legal tender for businesses and the 53,000 or so … Read more about Marshall Islands Replace US Dollar with Cryptocurrency

Crypto Markets are Imploding

Forbes just published an article at 7:16 am this morning about Bitcoin hitting $10,000 by end of "Blockchain week" in New York. This sentiment has been echoed by many news outlets over the past few days. One has to wonder, when it comes to big media, is it actually one big echo chamber? Perhaps the … Read more about Crypto Markets are Imploding

Dave Rodman Interview with Bitsonline at CryptoCannabis Conference

https://youtu.be/hCliLoRKpyI The Rodman Law Group's managing member, David Rodman, spoke to Bitsonline at the recent CryptoCannabis Conference about the current state of cannabis and cryptocurrency. Watch the full interview above! Bitsonline: If you’re fundraising or considering an ICO to … Read more about Dave Rodman Interview with Bitsonline at CryptoCannabis Conference

SEC Chairman Weighs In…

The cryptocurrency industry has received very little information concerning how the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) will regulate digital currency or Initial Coin Offerings “(ICO’s”). On April, 5, the SEC chairman Jay Clayton gave the industry another glimpse of how cryptocurrencies … Read more about SEC Chairman Weighs In…

How Secure is Monero?

The massive uptick in the public’s awareness of blockchain and cryptocurrency was recently driven home for me in an extremely personal way. I usually find myself dreading the mere mention of those words in social situations (with pretty much anyone) simply due to the fact that I know I will … Read more about How Secure is Monero?

Coinbase in Touch with SEC About Becoming a Regulated Brokerage

It has been reported that Coinbase has approached the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding registration in order to be a licensed brokerage firm and electronic-trading venue. This move comes after much discussion about supervision and regulation of the booming cryptocurrency … Read more about Coinbase in Touch with SEC About Becoming a Regulated Brokerage

Vive la Blockchain!

France has shown unprecedented enthusiasm for blockchain technologies and the opportunities they presented, specifically Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). While China and South Korea have banned ICOs altogether, and limitations and uncertainty cloud the regulation of ICOs in the United States, France … Read more about Vive la Blockchain!