Tagged: law

India Minister of State For Finance States There Is No Official Ban on Cryptocurrency in the Country Yet

Following the news that Indian “blockchain lawyer” Varun Sethi leaked a copy of draft legislation proposing a ban on cryptocurrencies in India, India Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur reportedly stated there is yet to be an official ban on cryptocurrency in India. According… Read More

Thailand: Experts Predict Blockchain Takeover in 2018

Bhume Bhumiratana works on blockchain in Thailand and in an interview with the Bangkok Post, he said that the country is poised to see the technology take over banking and financial services in the near future. “The adoption of blockchain technology is expected to be widely… Read More

Colorado’s Equity Crowdfunding Law Is Set to Go Live August 5th

Just four months after Colorado announced its equity crowdfunding law, the Centennial State’s government officials announced that its residents will be able to participate in equity funding projects starting this upcoming Wednesday. Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Crowdfunding Act into law back in April, which will allow the state’s… Read More

MobCraft Beer Turns 52 Wisconsin Customers into Owners Through Its Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on CraftFund

MobCraft Beer, an award winning Madison craft brewery, announced that it has closed one of the first intrastate equity crowdfunding campaigns in the U.S. The campaign received an initial commitment of $75,000 from 57 investors, topping the Kickstarter brewery record of $71,000. The round ultimately… Read More

Quebec Woman in Hijab Controversy Rejects $52,000 Raised Through GoFundMe Campaign

Last month, a Quebec woman by the name of Rania El-Alloul made headlines when Judge Eliana Marengo dismissed her case against Quebec’s automobile insurance board due to her wearing a hijab in the courthouse. In an effort to help her, a campaign on GoFundMe was started to… Read More

CrowdDefend: Using Crowdfunding to Balance the Scales of Justice

To expand access to legal justice for those who can’t otherwise afford it, a new national crowdfunding platform, CrowdDefend, will publically launch this week. CrowdDefend helps individuals, organizations and businesses raise funds to cover legal representation, court fees and associated trial costs for cases large… Read More

Shaneen Allen Has Raised Over $61,000 on GoGetFunding, Mother of Two Faces Jail Time for Carrying Licensed Firearm in New Jersey

This campaign has striking similarities to the story of Brian Aitken.  He spent time in jail due to falling afoul of New Jersey’s extremely unrealistic gun laws.  Aitken went on to do a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to help publish a book about his challenging… Read More

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