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The Regulator says, Taiwan Will Issue Draft ICO Rules by June 2019

Last October, however, Taiwan conversely opted not to directly regulate either cryptocurrency or ICOs, while in April of this year authorities confirmed they would use existing anti-money laundering (AML) legislation to govern the industry. Despite Koo’s statement on ICO regulation, Taiwan nonetheless does not plan on “curbing the creativity and productivity associated with cryptocurrencies,” the Taipei …

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CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler: ICOs Should be Considered Securities

Former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler said that most tokens sold through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) should be classified as securities. When asked whether blockchain technology should be regulated, Gensler asserted that “we should be technology-neutral.” He continued, stressing the necessity to ensure investor …

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