20+ New ICOs Announced Despite SEC Warnings – Bitcoin News

Last week, SEC announced that some Initial Coin Offering (ICO) tokens could be considered securities. This means startups catering to US citizens would need to abide by current regulations and register with SEC. However, it appears that many firms may be ignoring SEC’s warnings. They may push forward with their token distribution events regardless of the rules.  

According to a tokendata.io, there are about 120 upcoming/active token distribution events for 2017 and roughly 20 announced since SEC issued its warning. A Tech Guam article covered the information:

Some industry participants and analysts had thought such a decision would have a chilling effect on the ICO market. But 20 new ICOs were announced since the SEC’s decision, with more than 120 scheduled to launch this year….

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