CBOE President to Warn ICO Community

Chris Concannon believes that «the reckoning will come in two waves»
20 June 2018   1784

According to the president of the CBOE Chris Concannon, soon the market of ICO will face new regulatory constraints. This is reported by Business Insider.

Concannon is convinced that at first the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will put ICO tokens under attack. The coins issued during the ICO will be recognized by the SEC as unregistered securities. In turn, this will devalue a significant part of the assets of crypto-investors.

The next stage of the "payoff," the CBOE president is sure, will begin along with a wave of collective suits against ICO projects. Concannon also noted that because of regulatory uncertainty in the market, it is unlikely that ICO-investors in the near future will sleep peacefully.

The actual party that offered the unregistered coin, they could have been involved in issuing an unregistered security. Anyone who sold that off could be deemed an unregistered underwriter.
 

Chris Concannon

President, CBOE

For the first 6 months of the current year ICO-projects attracted more than $ 9 billion. This is more than twice the total amount collected by the ICOs for the whole last year.

P. Durov Called to Testify in SEC vs Telegram Case

To testify, Durov will choose the date of January 7 or 8, 2020 and the address agreed by the participants in the process
26 November 2019   272

Telegram founder Pavel Durov and two company employees must come to testify during the current trial with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), CoinDesk writes referring to a document signed on November 25 by Judge Peter Kevin Castel of the New York Southern District Court. .

According to the document, to testify, Durov will choose the date of January 7 or 8, 2020 and the address agreed by the participants in the process. The main meeting at which the legal status of the Gram token will be decided is still scheduled for late February.

Also on December 16 in London, testimony should be given by Telegram Vice President Ilya Perekopsky, presumably responsible for contacts with investors during tokensales. The third person called to pre-testify on December 10 in London is Syam Pareh, a Telegram employee, whose name is indicated in the documents for investors.