SEC Approves Blockchain Tech Startup Securitize to Record Stock Transfers

Token issuance tech provider Securitize has registered as a transfer agent with the SEC, a move it says will boost blockchain adoption. Source link

US Secretary of State Says Crypto Should Be Regulated Like SWIFT Transactions

Michael Pompeo has said he believes that cryptocurrencies should be regulated in the same way as electronic financial transactions. Source link

Facebook Libra Already Facing an EU Antitrust Probe: Report

Facebook is reportedly already under investigation by the EU over antitrust issues related to its Libra cryptocurrency project. Source link

ICO Rating Settles With SEC Over Alleged Anti-Touting Violations

The U.S. SEC reaches a $268,998 settlement with ICO Rating over alleged violations of anti-touting provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 Source link

Blockchain Firm Veritaseum Calls for Assets to Be Unfrozen in SEC Response

Veritaseum has officially responded to the SEC’s claims it sold illegal securities and called for its funds to be unfrozen to protect investors. Source link

It Took 18 Months, But This Blockchain Securities Firm Got the Nod From FINRA

FINRA has approved iownit as a broker-dealer, clearing the firm to offer digital securities on a private Hyperledger blockchain. Source link

New York Court Rules That State Attorney Has Jurisdiction Over Bitfinex

The New York State Supreme Court has ruled that Bitfinex is in the jurisdiction of the state’s Attorney General Source link

Israeli Regulator Looking to Fast Track 2,000 Fintech License Applications

Over 2,000 fintech and blockchain-businesses are currently seeking licenses from the federal regulator Source link

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and other U.S. lawmakers will discuss Facebook’s crypto project with the Swiss data privacy chief this week. Source link

Binance’s US Arm to Go Live ‘Within Two Months’

The dedicated U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance should go live by November, according to CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao. Source link