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By Securities Docket on February 16, 2023, 9:11 am
The Securities and Exchange Commission will wrangle with the question of whether regulating a crypto token is a “major” issue, seeking an answer that could help define how the controversial products are policed. The agency has sued Ishan Wahi, an ex-Coinbase manager, and his brother for alleged insider trading involving tokens listed on Coinbase’s platform. […]
By Securities Docket on November 8, 2018, 11:31 am
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against Zachary Coburn, the founder of EtherDelta, a digital “token” trading platform. This is the SEC’s first enforcement action based on findings that such a platform operated as an unregistered national securities exchange. via SEC.gov | SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder With Operating an Unregistered Exchange.
By Securities Docket on August 15, 2018, 1:41 pm
Although Tomahawk failed to sell any tokens, the company and Mr. Laurance broke the law by misleading potential investors about details of their oil-drilling project and not telling potential investors that he was once convicted of criminal securities fraud, the SEC said. via Even Free Tokens Face Regulatory Heat as Coin Offerings Scrutinized – WSJ.