03 Oct 2022

Kim Kardashian charged by SEC over alleged ‘pump and dump’ crypto scheme, will pay $1.26M

Kim Kardashian has landed in hot water with the feds over an Instagram post promoting a cryptocurrency asset that has been blasted by critics as an alleged “pump and dump” scheme. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Monday that it has charged the reality television star and social media

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03 Aug 2022

Robinhood’s Crypto Unit Fined $30 Million by New York’s Top Financial Regulator

The New York State Department of Financial Services imposed a $30 million fine on the cryptocurrency trading unit of online brokerage Robinhood Markets Inc. for alleged violations of anti-money-laundering and cybersecurity regulations, in the department’s first crypto enforcement action. The New York State financial regulator said Tuesday that Robinhood Crypto LLC

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21 Jan 2020

GDPR: 160,000 data breaches reported already, so expect the big fines to follow

Since the implementation of Europe’s new digital privacy regulations, over 160,000 data breaches have been reported to authorities. An analyst at the law firm DLA Piper found that after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, the first eight months saw an average of 247 breach notifications per

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19 Dec 2019

Europe is not done regulating Google and other US tech giants

After the EU imposed its largest fine ever on Google in 2018, which totaled $5 billion, the organization does not plan to stop cracking down on US tech giants in 2020. As the US edges closer to regulating its tech companies, lawmakers in DC clash with the likes of companies

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