RLG Series of ITF Reports: Privacy Coins

The Rodman Law Group is proud to present the third in a series of reports from one of our clients, Intelligent Trading Foundation. The information that they have worked hard to gather and consolidate is presented in a efficient manner that provides significant amounts of information in digestible … Read more about RLG Series of ITF Reports: Privacy Coins

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

German Bank Opens Crypto Exchange for Investors

A German securities trading bank has announced the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange for institutional investors, or whales, as larger investors are known in crypto markets. VPE Wertpapeierhandlesbank AG (VPE) has partnered with solarisBank to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. SolarisBank is a … Read more about German Bank Opens Crypto Exchange for Investors

Nasdaq Open to Becoming Crypto Exchange, says CEO

The CEO of Nasdaq, the world's second-largest stock exchange, said that they would be open to eventually becoming a cryptocurrency exchange at some point in the future. In an interview with Squawk Box, Adena Friedman, the CEO of Nasdaq fielded questions about the current status of the exchange, … Read more about Nasdaq Open to Becoming Crypto Exchange, says CEO

In Response to Suffering Economy, Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the presale of a cryptocurrency called the petro (PTR), backed by the country's oil assets. The Venezuelan government had announced its plan to launch a digital currency in 2017, and indicated that the launch of the petro was in response to the financial … Read more about In Response to Suffering Economy, Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a new set of guidelines today that outline how it will respond to inquiries from Initial Coin Offering (ICO) organizers using financial market legislation, providing some clarity for those who choose to participate in … Read more about FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants

Litecoin’s Bright Future

After a rather tumultuous start to the week, the cryptocurrency markets seem to have stabilized, and Litecoin is trading around $150 USD as of this writing. Litecoin is quickly becoming the silver standard of cryptocurrency for a number of reasons, including its lightning fast transaction speed and … Read more about Litecoin’s Bright Future