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Untangling Crypto Regulations: A European Journey

10 Jun 2019 5 minute read Abhijoy Sarkar $2.68 tipped

In 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforced punitive measures in eighteen crypto related cases, as opposed to five instances the year before and just one case in 2016. Comparatively, the EU crypto scene has seen lesser legal act...

Gamifying ICOs: Moving beyond traditional ICOs to improve health of the released cryptoasset, and protecting against regulatory headaches

6 Aug 2019 3 minute read Daniel Goldman $1.86 tipped

Typically ICOs are just sales. A certain amount of funds are taken in, and a certain number of coins are given out. The typical ICO is, after all, modeled on IPOs: initial public offerings of stocks. The tokens are used to fund a project, and general...

If Loot Boxes are Attacked Legislatively, I'm Leaving TCGs

19 Aug 2019 2 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.68 tipped

Loot boxes are a popular game mechanic which generates revenue for companies that produce games. Recent legislation threatens them. But it also threatens trading card games. I’ve been playing TCGs for a number of years. My first MTG purchase was a...

Why crypto space needs regulation so urgently

29 Aug 2019 3 minute read hsotaka $0.43 tipped

The following article discusses the different reasons why regulation in crypto space is so important and urgently needed.   1. Fake Volume Most readers are probably bored with this topic by now, because it was discussed so many times already. Neverth...

SFC Publishes New Regulations Affecting Virtual Asset Owners in Hong Kong

1 week ago 1 minute read $0.17 tipped

HONG KONG – The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published a new regulatory framework subjecting what they call “Virtual Asset” portfolio managers, fund distributors and trading platform operators, earlier this month, on October 4th.  The regu...

My Crypto Portfolio

6 Jul 2019 3 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.15 tipped

What's my cryptoasset portfolio like? I've included an image of it as the cover art for this article. Seems a little paltry, doesn't it? There's a good reason for this sparseness. Actually, there are two reasons for it. Seriously New York?! The fir...

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued guidance on cryptocurrencies

12 May 2019 1 minute read Haiaty $0.03 tipped

  The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued guidance on cryptocurrencies in order to provide regulatory certainty for businesses and individuals. You can find it here: