Major $3 Billion Discount Airline AirAsia Mulls ICO

Discount airline AirAsia is mulling an initial coin offering (ICO) to help finance its expansion into the financial services industry. $3 Billion Discount Airline AirAsia Mulls ICO Speaking with TechCrunch, AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes laid out a plan for the $3 billion company to develop a proprietary cryptocurrency that could replace its current “Big Loyalty” The post Major $3 Billion Discount Airline AirAsia Mulls ICO appeared first on CCN

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Crypto Exchange Bittrex: We’re Compliant With SEC’s ICO Rules

US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex says that it is compliant with federal regulations governing securities trading. The exchange, which is headquartered in Seattle, issued a statement on Wednesday assuring its customers that its token review process is compliant with rules that prohibit companies from creating trading markets for unregistered securities. Bittrex said: “As a U.S.-based digital The post Crypto Exchange Bittrex: We’re Compliant With SEC’s ICO Rules appeared first on CCN

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SEC Halts ICO for Fraud ‘Decentralized Bank’ Endorsed by Boxing Legend

The post SEC Halts ICO for Fraud ‘Decentralized Bank’ Endorsed by Boxing Legend appeared first on CCN The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges against another initial coin offering (ICO) last week, arguing that AriseBank not only violated securities regulations but also made false statements to investors. The charges, which the SEC filed against the Texas-based AriseBank on Jan. 25, allege that the firm and its co-founders, Jared Rice Sr. … Continued The post SEC Halts ICO for Fraud ‘Decentralized Bank’ Endorsed by Boxing Legend appeared first on…

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Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia

The post Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia appeared first on CCN Financial education outlet Investopedia named Bitcoin is 2017 term of the year, highlighting the extent to which cryptocurrency has become part of the mainstream financial conversation. Bitcoin Named ‘Term of Year’ by Investopedia Earlier this week, Investopedia released its annual list of the Top Financial Terms, as measured by search volume and percentage gains over The post Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia appeared first on CCN

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