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ASIC opens criminal investigation into director of crypto platform Blockchain Global
Cryptocurrency 2024-02-27 5:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won a travel ban against a former director of collapsed cryptocurrency platform Blockchain Global while the regulator investigates […]

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Block Earner needed financial services licence to offer crypto product, court says
Cryptocurrency 2024-02-09 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Digital currency exchange Block Earner needed a licence to offer its crypto-backed Earner product, a court has found in one of the first decisions on […]

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Charges laid against director of crypto investment firm A One Multi
Cryptocurrency 2024-02-06 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A director of defunct investment scheme A One Multi, which allegedly raised $25 million in funds, has been charged with nine counts of running a […]

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Appeal filed in crypto class action against Google, Meta
Cryptocurrency 2023-10-16 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A self-represented applicant is challenging the permanent stay of his competition class action against Google and Meta over the digital companies’ decision to ban cryptocurrency […]

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Crypto is ‘not money’: Finder Wallet fights ASIC case
Cryptocurrency 2023-10-04 9:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Finder Wallet has argued it did not need a financial services licence to sell its crypto product Finder Earn because it was not money, but […]

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Crypto gambling site Stake.com fights TM suit over Aussie launch
Intellectual Property 2023-10-04 2:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Global cryptocurrency and gambling website Stake.com is fighting to strike out claims in a lawsuit by Sydney-based online investment platform Stake over a planned Australian […]

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Crypto class action against Meta, Google halted due to conflicts
Cryptocurrency 2023-10-02 5:27 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has permanently stayed a class action accusing Meta and Google of breaching competition law by banning cryptocurrency ads, finding there was a potential […]

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ASIC takes Kraken crypto exchange operator to court
Cryptocurrency 2023-09-21 1:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate regulator has brought proceedings against the Australian provider of the Kraken crypto exchange, alleging it breached design and distribution obligations for a margin […]

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Crypto lender sentenced over false credit licence claim
Cryptocurrency 2023-08-17 10:59 pm By Sam Matthews

Cryptocurrency lender Helio Lending Pty has been slapped with a non-conviction bond for falsely claiming that it held an Australian credit license. Helio paid a […]

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Cryptocurrency exchange FTX Australia loses financial services licence
Financial Services 2023-07-19 3:58 pm By Sam Matthews

The corporate watchdog has cancelled the AFS licence of FTX Australia, the Australian subsidiary of collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX. ASIC announced the cancellation of FTX […]

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