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MAS halts Securities Token Offering for regulatory breach

Singapore, SINGAPORE - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has warned an initial coin offering (ICO) issuer it should not proceed with its securities...

BitTorrent’s BTT sold out on Binance Launchpad

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Using Binance Launchpad, the token launch platform of Binance, completed the much-hyped token sale of BitTorrent (BTT) yesterday. Keen investors chipped...

Seeking clarity: The NEM Foundation’s commentary on Malaysian regulatory announcement

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - Given its presence in Malaysia,  the NEM Foundation has responded to the latest ruling by the Securities Commission on the...

Standard Chartered Singapore successfully leverages blockchain for cross-border transaction

Singapore, SINGAPORE - The Singaporean unit of multinational banking and financial services giant Standard Chartered has completed its first blockchain-based cross-border trade finance transaction,...

JP Morgan maintains crypto unproven and blockchain adoption years away

Singapore, SINGAPORE - A report by Reuters has indicated that JP Morgan analysts are insistent that the value of cryptocurrencies is unproven and that...

Securitize joins IBM Blockchain Accelerator program

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Securitize, a compliance company focused on the management of digitized securities on the blockchain, has joined the IBM Blockchain Accelerator program, Forbes reports. The...

Escobar vs Trump: a stable coin to impeach a stable genius

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Like Trump, the name Escobar holds sway in more ways than one. That was one of the reasons how conman Billy...

Malaysian Security Commission gives local crypto exchanges by March to comply

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - With the implementation of a digital assets prescription order, existing digital asset platform operators were invited to the Security Commission to...

The Great Firewall has Chinese blockchain companies in its sights

Beijing, CHINA - Far more effective than anything President Donald Trump’s proposed great southern border wall, China’s internet censorship agency has clamped down on...

Malaysia’s Security Commission officially begins regulating ICOs, cryptocurrency trade

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - As of today, the Malaysian government has officially begun regulating initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency trading. According to a statement...