Crypto exchange giant Binance has demonstrated once more why it’s amongst the giants of the industry, the company has announced the launch of a $1 billion “Growth Fund”. Targeted at their Binance Smart Chain (BSC), the fund will aid this ecosystem to “push the adoption” of the blockchain industry. Launch in 2020, Binance Smart Chain […]
Blockchain security firm Quantstamp has settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over charges related to an unauthorized initial coin offering (ICO) that raised $28 million in 2017. The SEC filed charges against the San Francisco-based firm for allegedly conducting an unregistered ICO of crypto asset securities, resulting in a settlement that requires […]
In a recent development, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is facing serious allegations of “aggravated money laundering” in France. These charges come after a visit by local police to the exchange’s headquarters in the European country on June 16. Binance Faces French Probe French prosecutors initiated the investigation into Binance in June 2023, looking […]
JPMorgan Chase has admitted to fraud charges and agreed to settle with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm has agreed to pay nearly a billion dollars in penalties and victim compensation. JPMorgan’s Fraud Cases The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced separate actions against New York-based global banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. and several of its subsidiaries on....
Earlier this week, the Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said the SEC intends to file charges against the San Francisco-based fintech giant. This was an unusual move in that it’s typical for regulators to go public first. Ripple was unsure when the SEC would announce the news. But as sure as night follows day, the SEC […]