Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.

ETFs are inching closer to a reality, meanwhile the SEC is sharpening its teeth towards misleading ICOs. Last week we published our monthly roundup of regulator moves, which topped 99 by our count, including some assurances from the SEC and FCA that there would be more guidance (at least on taxation issues) before the end of the year.

The markets have been holding relatively steady (for crypto, anyway) over the last two months as Bitcoin reached its 10th birthday. But it doesn’t seem there is much agreement on price prediction for the next year, or even week. Now try factoring in Brexit!

Below we have our weekly roundup of industry and coin specific news. If you’d like to get in touch with us about any of our products or services, we look forward to hearing from you. Just send us a note.

Latest Industry News

Last month in regulation

  • The October Regulator Roundup is out. No surprises for guessing the landscape is still in constant fluctuation

  • It does look like there will be some guidance from the SEC and FCA before the end of the year though

Read more

SEC singles out ICOs in annual report

  • The regulator’s yearly enforcement review is out, and of the 225 cases of cyber crime they investigated, more than 20 of them were ICOs

  • The SEC did, however, note the importance of balancing the need to protect investors, and the responsibility to not stifle innovation

Read more

BCH holds gains

  • After a 20% surge on Sunday, gains to BCH are holding steady

  • The spike occurred following news that Binance, the second largest trading platform, announced their support for an upcoming hard fork

Read more

Latest Coin News

BTC

  • Price Analysis

  • Bitmex decidedly negative in outlook on BTC, predicting a possible

  • Forbes, at least, is a little more bullish, calling

    a distinct possibility

ETH

  • Price Analysis

  • German energy supplier, built on Ethereum blockchain is already powering more than

  • Most Ethereum smart contracts are direct copies of others.

    could be a security risk

XRP

  • Price Analysis

  • Canadian exchange launches with

    , available in 61 countries

  • Over

    after June hack of South Korean exchange Bithumb

 

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