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A bill currently in the House of Representatives calls for a report on (and strategy to combat) the use of cryptocurrencies in financing terrorism, laundering money, evading US sanctions, and otherwise threatening American national security.
From money transmitter licenses and utility tokens to blockchain-based records management systems and cryptocurrency tax exemptions, Wyoming’s legislature has been tremendously active in the digital asset space.
On Wednesday, the SEC gave notice that exchanges supporting security tokens must register with the agency or seek exemption. This requirement extends to platforms that facilitate the trading of tokens distributed through initial coin offerings (ICOs), if those digital assets are subject to federal securities law.
On Tuesday, the CFTC was granted a preliminary injunction in its case against Patrick K. McDonnell and CabbageTech, Corp, a ruling which supports the agency’s 2015 finding that virtual currencies like bitcoin are commodities.
On Tuesday, a letter addressed to Senator Ron Wyden from FinCEN regarding its oversight and enforcement capabilities for virtual currencies was published. Depending on the nature of an initial coin offering (ICO), a money transmitter license may be required.
On Monday, the Texas State Securities Board issued a cease-and-desist order to LeadInvest. The agency contends that LeadInvest has fabricated its management team and is illegally soliciting investors for a lending program and a cryptocurrency mining operation.