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ICO stings tax consultancy with £200,000 privacy fine
ICO stings tax consultancy with £200,000 privacy fine  Consultancy.ukA London-based tax return consultancy has reportedly been fined £200000 for sending out millions of spam texts without consent.
Waves Platform Raises $120 Million for Private Blockchain
Waves Platform Raises $120 Million for Private Blockchain  BloombergWaves Platform, a public blockchain network that has helped digital startups create tokens, said it raised $120 million for itself to roll out a private version of its ...
CashBet Lawsuit Could Herald Torrent Of ICO Investor Claims
CashBet Lawsuit Could Herald Torrent Of ICO Investor Claims  Crypto BriefingNew York, May 2018. CoinDesk and The Hilton Midtown have prepared for around 4,000 attendees at the Consensus Blockchain Technology Summit. But they ...
KIBIS ICO: Blockchain-Based Financial Services & Kiosks Network
KIBIS ICO: Blockchain-Based Financial Services & Kiosks Network  BlockonomiKIBIS is a fast, efficient, and secure method for accessing financial services at any time and from any location. The project has multiple facets and includes ...
Wamill releases ICO update for Blockchain Tycoon
Wamill releases ICO update for Blockchain Tycoon  IndianNoobICO update for the Blockchain Tycoon is available today. While significantly improving the gameplay, the update allows players to create their own coin inside ...
CNBC’s Ran NeuNer Responds to Reports of Involvement in ICO Scam
CNBC’s Ran NeuNer Responds to Reports of Involvement in ICO Scam  Decrypt MediaAfter crypto finance site The Block alleged that CNBC's Ran “CryptoManRan” NeuNer had failed to disclose a $1.2 million investment in a fraudulent ICO run by ...
NEW ICO guidance on “Data protection if there's no Brexit deal”
NEW ICO guidance on “Data protection if there's no Brexit deal”  LexologyWith uncertainty about Brexit continuing to dominate the headlines, the Information Commissioner's Office (“ICO”) has released some useful and…
Dukascopy Wins FINMA Approval to Launch ICO
Dukascopy Wins FINMA Approval to Launch ICO  Finance MagnatesDukascopy on Wednesday said it has become the first Swiss bank to win approval for an ICO by Switzerland's financial market supervisor, FINMA.
Ran NeuNer Responds to Reports of Scam Involvement
Ran NeuNer Responds to Reports of Scam Involvement  Decrypt MediaRan "CryptoManRan" NeuNer hits back at The Block following accusatory report. Coinbase to roll out crypto-to-crypto trading pairs. Moron arrested.
The ICO Advertising Bible: How to Achieve Mind-Blowing Traction for Your ICO
The ICO Advertising Bible: How to Achieve Mind-Blowing Traction for Your ICO  unblock.netWe've all dreamt of it at some point- massive traction for our killer blockchain project and viral adoption. Billion dollar status. Inc 500 lists. But here's the bitter ...
Mayweather vs. SEC: ICO Charges Deliver a TKO
Mayweather vs. SEC: ICO Charges Deliver a TKO  ForbesFloyd Mayweather's money team may be looking for a new endorsement deal and DJ Khaled will need some new keys, after the SEC charged them with ...
Russians to Be Allowed ICO Investments up to $9000 per Year
Russians to Be Allowed ICO Investments up to $9000 per Year  Bitcoin NewsUnder a newly proposed bill, Russians will be permitted to invest in ICO projects at less than $9000 per year.
Why this startup returned all its ICO money and started from scratch
Why this startup returned all its ICO money and started from scratch  Tech in AsiaEsports is bigger and more popular than ever, with its total revenue expected to hit US$900 million by the end of 2018 – that's roughly a 38.2 percent ...
Substratum (SUB) Team Talks of Daytrading ICO Funds
Substratum (SUB) Team Talks of Daytrading ICO Funds  CryptovestSubstratum (SUB) worried the cryptocurrency social media community, after apparently mentioning the possibility to day-trade some of the ISO funds previously ...
ICO calls on businesses to review data policies ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
ICO calls on businesses to review data policies ahead of possible no-deal Brexit  NS TechThe Information Commissioner's Office has urged British businesses to review how they handle personal data in the run up to a possible no-deal Brexit.
Former Executives Fined $2.7 Million over ICO Scam Charges
Former Executives Fined $2.7 Million over ICO Scam Charges  Chief Investment OfficerA federal court has ordered two former executives behind an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) to pay nearly $2.7 million and prohibited them from ...
Substratum to trade ICO funds in order to maintain capital as ETH price drops
Substratum to trade ICO funds in order to maintain capital as ETH price drops  ChepicapIn a recent update video, the Substratum team announced updated to the token swap as well as smart contract update. However, most surprising to some, would ...
Tokenization Of Business: If There Is a Profit After a Hyip
Tokenization Of Business: If There Is a Profit After a Hyip  TechBullionThe tremendous growth in popularity of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology attracts more and more projects and entrepreneurs from real business, ...
Over 400,000 ETH Left ICO Team Wallets in the Past Thirty Days, Data Shows
Over 400,000 ETH Left ICO Team Wallets in the Past Thirty Days, Data Shows  CointelegraphNews. Initial coin offerings (ICO) have been transacting Ethereum (ETH) at breakneck speed, with over 400,000 ETH moving out of wallets in the past 30 days ...
Reports from whistleblowers on data breaches almost triple
Reports from whistleblowers on data breaches almost triple  Financial TimesGrowing leaks to watchdog coincide with introduction of GDPR privacy rules.
Decred Co-founder Pronounces 2018 as the “Death of the ICO Model”
Decred Co-founder Pronounces 2018 as the “Death of the ICO Model”  NullTXThere are some interesting questions as to what the future will hold for all cryptocurrencies and digital assets. The year 2018 hasn't offered much positive news, ...
Ripple Added as Payment Method to Leading Travel Website
Ripple Added as Payment Method to Leading Travel Website  ICO Examiner NewsLeading travel website Travala.com has announced the addition of Ripple (XRP) as a payment method to its platform. With over 500000.
Cryptocurrency Landscape for 2019 Should Prepare for More Usable Products, Less ICO Token Hype
Cryptocurrency Landscape for 2019 Should Prepare for More Usable Products, Less ICO Token Hype  Bitcoin Exchange Guide2017 was a year of hype in which cryptocurrency projects such as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and others expanded in the market and all over the world.
Pantera Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of ICO Investments
Pantera Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of ICO Investments  Bitcoin NewsThe increasingly frequent action taken by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against initial coin offerings (ICOs) deemed to comprise ...
25% of Pantera Capital ICO Projects May Have to Refund Investors
25% of Pantera Capital ICO Projects May Have to Refund Investors  BitcoinistPantera Capital told Bloomberg on Thursday that after the SEC annoucement, some 25% of its ICO portfolio may have to issue a refund.
Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure
Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure  newsBTCBlockchain and crypto projects that raised millions of dollars via tokenized crowdfunding means are now lining up to return their capital to their original investors.
New Guidance on GDPR Data Processing Contracts Published by the UK ICO
New Guidance on GDPR Data Processing Contracts Published by the UK ICO  LexologyThe U.K. Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published guidance on contracts between controllers and processors. This new guidance…
How’s That ICO Working Out?
How’s That ICO Working Out?  BloombergQuint(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- Hdac Technology AG is a new, mostly unknown company, with no commercial products to speak of and no paying customers.
ICO Slaps £200K Fine on Nuisance Text Biz
ICO Slaps £200K Fine on Nuisance Text Biz  Infosecurity MagazineThe Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined a London-based company £200,000 for sending millions of nuisance texts to unsuspecting consumers.
ICO provides guidance on selecting data processors
ICO provides guidance on selecting data processors  Out-Law.comThe UK's data protection watchdog has issued a checklist to help businesses select data processors in a way which complies with the law.
AriseBank execs fined $2.5m over ICO scam
AriseBank execs fined $2.5m over ICO scam  Fintech FuturesTwo former AriseBank executives behind an “allegedly fraudulent” initial coin offering (ICO) have been hit with a $2.5 million fine.
No-deal Brexit will block critical data transfers from EU, warns ICO
No-deal Brexit will block critical data transfers from EU, warns ICO  IT PROWith no time to reach a data adequacy agreement, the ICO has published guidance for businesses to avoid disruption.
2019 Tech Predictions: "Stablecoins" Will Be Crypto's Next "ICO Boom"
2019 Tech Predictions: "Stablecoins" Will Be Crypto's Next "ICO Boom"  InverseStablecoins: you may not have heard of them, but they could become the hot new commodity in the cryptocurrency world. Unlike a more traditional coin like ...
Its ICO Portfolio ‘Could’ See 25 Percent Refund Rates Over Non-Compliance, Says Pantera Capital
Its ICO Portfolio ‘Could’ See 25 Percent Refund Rates Over Non-Compliance, Says Pantera Capital  CointelegraphNews. Blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused investment firm and hedge fund Pantera Capital has warned that a quarter of its ICO projects could be found to ...
ICO’s Are In Death Spiral & Running Out Of Money
ICO’s Are In Death Spiral & Running Out Of Money  WokeBitThis year is the biggest year for the ICO market yet as ICOs raised more money in just one quarter of 2018 than they did in 2017. However, ICOs success rate is ...
AriseBank To Pay $2.3M Over ICO Violations
AriseBank To Pay $2.3M Over ICO Violations  PYMNTS.comAriseBank, a startup that ran afoul of regulators in the U.S. with its initial coin offering (ICO), agreed to pay $2.3 million.
Wooing Cryptocurrency, France Publishes Accounting ICO Framework
Wooing Cryptocurrency, France Publishes Accounting ICO Framework  Bloomberg TaxFrance's accounting standards authority published an accounting framework for crypto coins issued or received in the context of initial coin offerings, part of the ...
Executives to Pay $2.7M to Settle ICO Scam Charges: Enforcement
Executives to Pay $2.7M to Settle ICO Scam Charges: Enforcement  ThinkAdvisorTwo former executives behind an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering that was stopped by the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this year have ...
ICO and government help UK businesses prepare for no-deal Brexit
ICO and government help UK businesses prepare for no-deal Brexit  ComputerWeekly.comThe Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and the government are providing guidance for UK businesses, particularly SMEs on how to prepare for a possible ...
STO Services Startup TokenSoft Acquires Stake in Regulated Broker-Dealer
STO Services Startup TokenSoft Acquires Stake in Regulated Broker-Dealer  CoinDeskSTO technology platform TokenSoft is launching a regulated broker-dealer as part of its push to offer greater services to token issuers and startups. The firm ...