#Ep. 18: What a week of madness!

November 20th, 2018 · 24 mins 23 secs

About this Episode

On episode 18 of Encrypted, Ahmed and Aniket discuss recent developments that have been happening in the blockchain world!

Ahmed first starts off by talking about his experience at the Sora Summit in Macau and explains his takeaways from the investment focused event.

The two then go on to discuss the recent news of the week, starting off with the SEC going after ICOs that did not comply with SEC laws. The two projects in question, Airfox and Paragon, had to return millions to investors after the SEC managed to settle charges with these projects for not following security registrations laws. They talk about what this means for the future of ICOs, in particular the future of regulation in the states.

They move onto the second article which sheds light on a more progressive regulator; Switzerland, who have approved the world’s first crypto exchange traded fund. The two talk about its background, which cryptos it will be covering and what this means for the industry.

Finally, they move onto the last article which discusses the bitcoin cash hash wars. They explain what bitcoin cash is, its difference with bitcoin and what has been happening in the bitcoin cash camp and why there has been an internal conflict. it is seen that this conflict was the catalyst for the bloodbath in the crypto markets. Ahmed emphasises that this is a grand experiment which is interesting and progressive for the industry.

All of the above and more will be on this week’s episode of Encrypted!

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SEC Orders Airfox and Paragon to Return Millions to Investors on ICO Registration Violations
Switzerland gives green light to first cryptocurrency ETP
Bitcoin Cash Hash War Continues as Billions are Wiped Off the Markets!

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