Binance, BitMEX, Tron, Block.one Named in Class Action Lawsuit for Selling Unregistered Securities

Several juggernauts of the crypto-industry were named in a class action lawsuit for the alleged sale of unregistered securities. Those mentioned include Binance, BitMEX, Tron, Block.one, Kyber Network, and KuCoin, among dozens of others. Crypto’s Biggest Companies Face Class-Action Lawsuits According to OffShoreAlert, 11 class action lawsuits were filed against 42 defendants in the Southern […]

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 14

Source: iStock/Milkos Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ BinanceListings: Binance KRW (BKRW) Removed trading pairs: Cardano (ADA/PAX)Drep (DREP/BNB)KEY (KEY/BTC)Mainframe […]

Class Action Lawsuits Lodged against Binance, BitMex, Tron and More (UPDATED)

Source: Adobe/freshidea An American law firm has filed a series of ambitious class action lawsuits against some of the biggest crypto exchanges and token issuers in the world, accusing them of selling unlicensed securities without brokerage or dealer licensing certification and market manipulation. (Updated at 17:36 UTC: updates in bold). In a press release, legal […]

Kraken Appoints SAFT Architect Marco Santori as Chief Legal Officer

The U.S. based crypto exchange Kraken has appointed Marco Santori as the company’s new chief legal officer (CLO), according to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on April 6th. Santori’s background in crypto law Santori is known for his work in litigating, advising and creating new laws in the crypto industry. Among his professional experience, Kraken’s […]

Crypto Market Sentiment Improved For The Third Week in A Row

Source: iStock/honglouwawa The market sentiment is on the rise. While the week starting with March 16, which followed the market plunge, saw a six-month low of 4.21, we’re now seeing the market sentiment go up for the third week. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore, for the top 10 coins, is now […]

Poloniex to Enter IEO Club With Tron-based JUST + More News

Source: Adobe/dennizn Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Poloniex has announced the creation of a new token-launching platform, dubbed LaunchBase. According to the announcement, it will collaborate with projects, community members and industry-wide partners to […]

Celsius Lists Libra Challenger for 9.9% Potential Interest

Crypto lending platform Celsius Network has listed startup Saga’s SGA stabilized asset, unlocking the potential for token holders to earn interest.   “Saga has partnered with leading cryptocurrency interest income platform, Celsius Network,” Saga founder Ido Sadeh Man told Cointelegraph. The collaboration and listing means “users can both preserve their assets’ value with SGA’s proven stabilization […]

Q3 Crypto Ponzi Victims File Class Action Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo

Q3 Investment Recovery Vehicle (Q3IRV), an entity representing the more than 100 victims of the alleged $35 million Q3 Ponzi scheme, has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wells Fargo Advisors. The suit accuses Wells Fargo of failing to inquire into the activities of an employee accused of co-masterminding the scam. The plaintiffs assert that the […]

Bitcoin Regains Significant Support Level, Aims for $9,000

Over the last few hours, the Bitcoin bulls seem to have taken control of BTC’s price action. Even though a significant resistance level lays ahead, a further bullish advance seems imminent. Bitcoin Appears to Be Breaking Out Bitcoin has kicked off the week on the right foot. The flagship cryptocurrency surged nearly 6% from a […]

Who Is Vitalik Buterin, the Co-Creator of Ethereum?

A man that has become almost synonymous with Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin is one of a handful of people that have been responsible for taking the crypto industry from niche forums and bringing it into the mainstream. We take a look at the often-cryptic figure behind the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency. Early Life and Bitcoin Beginnings Now […]