Germany’s financial regulator has clarified its position on initial coin offerings. Bafin admitted it was receiving many inquiries about the status of tokens and cryptocurrencies distributed to investors through ICOs. The federal agency advised interested parties to refer to regulations applicable to traditional financial instruments and comply with current requirements. A new survey found out […]
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On September 19, 2016 all 193 Member States of the United Nations – including the United States – met at the Summit for Refugees and Migrants, and unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants. The introduction to the Declaration states in part, “We reaffirm the purposes and … Continue reading →
The First Amendment states, in part, “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…” However that was not able to stop the Alien and Sedition Acts from being passed in 1798 – which are still partially in effect today – the creation of the … Continue reading →
Near the end of February, after five years of civil war, a ceasefire quietly took affect in Syria. However the ceasefire is not meant to stop all fighting in the war-torn country, as the truce will not apply to the battle against The Islamic State (commonly called ISIS) and the … Continue reading →
Nearly half of the Syrian population has been displaced by the ongoing civil war in that country. Many of those able to flee the country have attempted to reach Europe. Not everyone seeking refuge has survived the trek, with at least 2,600 migrants having died attempting to reach Europe so … Continue reading →
The New York Times reports “When President Obama declared that the American combat mission in Afghanistan would end on Dec. 31, 2014, becoming a training mission instead, exceptions were made for two situations: counterterrorism and force protection. The counterterrorism mission was intended to continue hunting militants with Al Qaeda hiding … Continue reading →