‘SEC Will Stop at Nothing to Control Entire Crypto Space,’ Says Former Federal Prosecutor

'SEC Will Stop at Nothing to Control Entire Crypto Space,' Says Former Federal ProsecutorA former federal prosecutor says that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “will stop at nothing to control the entire crypto space.” The SEC has now threatened to sue the Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange Coinbase. The regulator is already in an ongoing lawsuit with Ripple Labs and its executives. SEC Going After Entire Crypto Space, […]

Coinbase, Executives, Investors Hit With Lawsuit Over Nasdaq Listing

Coinbase, Executives, Investors Hit With Lawsuit Over Nasdaq ListingA class-action lawsuit has been filed against cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, its executives, and investors over the company’s direct listing on Nasdaq. “According to the complaint, the registration statement and prospectus used to effectuate the company’s offering were false and misleading,” the lawsuit alleges. Class Action Lawsuit Against Coinbase Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP announced Friday […]

SEC Charges 3 Individuals for Alleged Long Blockchain Insider Trading Scheme

SEC Charges 3 Individuals for Alleged Long Blockchain Insider Trading SchemeThe U.S. SEC charged three individuals that allegedly conducted insider trading related to the Long Blockchain company back in 2017. One of the individuals allegedly traded stocks ahead of the name change that gave the company a price boost. The other two individuals were tipped and took advantage of the data to trade accordingly, the […]

NCLA Files Appeal Against the IRS — Law Firm Claims Tax Agency Unlawfully Seizes Crypto Data of Thousands

On Friday, the public interest law firm New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) filed an opening brief in the cryptocurrency case of James Harper v. Charles P. Rettig. The NCLA argues that Harper’s Fourth and Fifth Amendment constitutional rights were violated by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The U.S. tax agency is accused of obtaining Harper’s […]

Korean Crypto Exchanges Consider Suing Government Over Banking Requirements

Korean Crypto Exchanges Consider Suing Government Over Banking RequirementsAll cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea except the largest four may be unable to meet the bank account requirements needed to stay in business. A number of Korean crypto exchanges are considering suing the government and financial authorities, claiming that the country’s crypto law is unconstitutional. A number of exchanges are currently considering filing a […]