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Hard for ICOs to Avoid US Courts: Personal Jurisdiction Found in Two Recent Securities Cases Over Foreign ICO Defendants

By Marc D. Powers and Jonathan A. Forman 1 Over the past year, the plaintiffs’ bar and Securities and the Exchange Commission…
Blockchain environmentally friendly

Blockchain is revolutionizing your ability to make environmentally friendly purchases

This article first appeared on Ensia and was written by Catherine Early. Follow her on Twitter here: @cat_early76 How environmentally friendly is…

Canadian exchange operator launches cryptocurrency brokerage service

Shorcan Digital Currency Network (Shorcan DCN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ‎Canada-based stock exchange operator TMX Group, has partnered with ‎Toronto-based Paycase to…

Evolve Launches Canada’s First Active Blockchain ETF

Evolve Funds Group (Evolve ETFs) is in the race to get its ticker on ‎Canadian exchanges’ trading screens. The issuer said in…

RBC Brings Credit Score to Distributed Ledger Technology

By using the blockchain, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) wants to patent a way to securely ‎streamline credit score processes and address…

Cryptocurrency Mining Boom in Canada Prompts Hydro-Quebec to Seek ‎Power ‎Rate Hike

The cryptocurrency mining boom has prompted a backlash in Quebec, ‎where the province’s power agency has proposed a rate hike for high-‎density…

Canadian Securities Exchange to Bring Crypto Fundraising Under Regulation

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) ‎is taking first steps to bring crypto fundraisers, or ‎initial coin offerings (ICOs), within the regulatory framework….

Samsung Ventures into Cryptocurrency Mining Business, Begins ‎Manufacturing ASIC Chips

Samsung Electronics, the conglomerate business that accounts for around 20% of South ‎Korea’s entire economy, is making a move into the mining…

Coinbase Racks Up $1 Billion in Revenue for 2017

Coinbase hit the billion-dollar milestone for revenue collections in 2017, ‎according to people familiar with its financial results. The popular crypto exchange…

Bitcoin Loses Dominance as Altcoins Surge

Even though Bitcoin is still dominating the overall cryptocurrency market, its ‎undisputed position has recently taken a few bumps along the road…

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