Syscoin rescheduled its release date

According to the Update 3.0 Syscoin has rescheduled its platform release date from March 27 to April 30 due to regulation compliance.
13 April 2018   169

Syscoin in its Update 3.0 has notified that in March several regulatory developments occurred that are applicable to both Blockchain Foundry and Syscoin. Specifically, on March 7 SEC released the statement “Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets”.

A number of these platforms provide a mechanism for trading assets that meet the definition of a ‘security’ under the federal securities laws

 

Excerpt from the statement

Blockchain Foundry was working on defining that Syscoin is not a security. Syscoin was advised to introduce a new level of of complexity and functionality into our protocol. The analysis will ensure that Syscoin remains actively listed and traded at all exchanges who are taking compliance seriously. Syscoin is going to stay a credible player in the space so being compliant is of paramount importance. The additional time will allow Syscoin to perform additional security and performance testing while the analysis is being complete.

Syscoin is a revolutionary cryptocurrency that offers near zero cost financial transactions like Bitcoin and provides businesses the infrastructure to trade goods, assets, digital certificates and data securely. At the moment of publication, Syscoin market parameters are as follows

  • Average price: $0.346734
  • Market cap: $184,556,039
  • Volume (24H): $4,524,220

 

Consensus 2018 summit to be held in New York City

4th annual blockchain technology summit - Consensus 2018, will take place in New York City on May 14-16
22 April 2018   37

CoinDesk has announced its 4th annual blockchain technology summit Consensus 2018 on May 14-16 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Along with the discussions on the blockchain technology, the event is going to feature a hackathon, PoW pitch competition and a scholarship award in a partnership with Zcash. Title sponsors of the event include bloq, Deloitte, Ledger, Octagon Strategy and SONM.

Consensus 2018 will feature 250+ speakers and 4,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy. Among the notable speakers there will be Blockstack co-founder Dr. Muneeb Ali, J.P.Morgan blockchain program lead Amber Baldet, eToro CEO and founder Yoni Assia, Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf, ConsenSys founder Steve Cerveny, Athena Capital founder Meltem Demirors and many others.

The full 3-day agenda of the event can be found here.