Coin Center Updates Its Securities Framework for Cryptocurrencies


The block chain advocacy group Coin Center believes that some Crypto calls must be regulated because they look like securities by law. The organization's research director Peter Van Valkenburgh announced on Friday a new report claiming to follow the Howey Test, citing specific cryptocurrencies and acting as investment contracts. He therefore wrote that he should be treated for securities. This report updates the 2016 version. This presents a possible framework for regulatory authorities when deciding which cryptocurrency should be secured according to the Howey Test. This framework examines three variables…

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Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) Lead the Crypto Market – Project Updates & Big Gains

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Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) – The total cryptocurrency market is booming this morning, as various crypto-positive news reports have given investors more confidence in the future of the cryptocurrency industry and market. Source: CoinMarketCap Wells Fargo and Bank of America announced this morning that both banks have applied for new blockchain and crypto related patents. Mastercard has even filed a new patent for consumer protection and payment transactions, using blockchain technology. Due to all this crypto-positive news, mostly all coins in the top 100 are in the green, and…

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Cardano (ADA) and NEO Make a Comeback – Updates and Progress

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The cryptocurrency market made a comeback this weekend, but it seems it has begun correcting itself this morning. Cardano (ADA) and NEO are some of the coins doing well today. News broke that India’s Supreme Court denied the lifting of the Crypto Bank Ban. The ban will begin on July 5th but could be potentially revoked at a later date. There will be four different petitions that will be revisited by the Supreme Court on July 20th. This could be the reason why the market has corrected itself, as any…

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Cardano (ADA) Added to eToro – Cardano Updates Galore

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Cardano (ADA) – eToro, the world’s leading social trading broker that now offers cryptocurrency trading,  is now offering Cardano (ADA) on its platform. New #Cryptocurrency alert on eToro! Cardano $ADA is now available for trading on our platform.#cryptos — eToro (@eToro) June 17, 2018 eToro is not yet available in the United States. The social trading platform currently offers the following digital currencies: Bitcoin (BTC) Ethereum (ETH) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Ripple (XRP) Litecoin (LTC) Ethereum Classic (ETC) Stellar (XLM) DASH NEO EOS Almost a month ago, eToro announced  … Read…

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All Aboard the TRON [TRX] Train – Odyssey 2.0 Updates

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TRON [TRX] – A week ago, TRON launched Odyssey 2.0. This product launch has been far overdue, as TRON’s ICO was completed back in early September 2017. The project raised the $70 million to expand its developer base to help build out the Tron ecosystem. The Tron Foundation, based in Shanghai, released its test net just two months ago. Since the test net the team has released various projects centered around building the Tron community and the Tron blockchain. Let’s get into them and some of the drama. >> What is…

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Ripple Releases OnePay FX, Updates Rippled – Full Steam Ahead! ?

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This week has been a bit of a rollercoaster for the crypto market. Yesterday, things were looking good. Today, not so much. Ripple (XRP) is down, despite releasing two products yesterday— including the hotly anticipated OnePay FX, and Bitcoin (BTC) is moving closer to the $7,400 mark.  So, by what percentage is Ripple (XRP) down today? What two products did the company release yesterday? Let’s see what we can find out.  Ripple | XRP Price News   Ripple (XRP) is currently selling for $0.61. This puts XRP down 0.62% in the past twenty-four…

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