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Former SEC Official Predicts End of Businesses Accepting Cryptocurrency, Labels Crypto a “Menacing Cancer”

At least one former enforcement executive from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is predicting the demise of crypto – or at least a significant setback for digital assets. John Reed Stark, former head of the SEC’s Internet Enforcement team says that new rules from… Read More

Former SEC Enforcement Chief: Accepting Crypto Payments Adds a More Criminal Than Cool Cachet

Former SEC Office of Internet Enforcement Chief John Reed Stark has used his latest blog post at LinkedIn (“The Bitcoin Plague Spreads to Retail”) to strongly advise American retailers not accept cryptocurrency payments: “Given its complete and utter lack of oversight and meaningful licensure, the… Read More

Exchanges and Issuers Risking Hot Water By Selling IEO (Initial Exchange Offering) Tokens

IEO (initial exchange offering) “fever” is proving more short-lived than the ICO (initial coin offering) version, and that is probably a good thing. By promoting “IEOs” –crypto tokens of a slightly different stripe– exchanges and pundits have hoped to revive some of the excitement, action,… Read More

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