The experimental nature and size of the 0x project has led some to look at other connections to explain the token’s listing. Some have highlighted the relationship between 0x project advisors and Coinbase. Both Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, and Linda Xie, a product manager at Coinbase for more than 3 years, are among the project’s five listed advisors. Xie is married to 0x co-founder Warren.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has obtained an emergency court order halting a planned initial coin offering (ICO), which backers falsely claimed was approved by the SEC. The order also halts ongoing pre-ICO sales by the company, Blockvest LLC and its founder, Reginald Buddy Ringgold, III.
Famed economist Nouriel Roubini plans to strike a fiery tone on cryptocurrency and blockchain before a group of U.S. senators on Thursday.
Roubini will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs alongside Coin Center director of research Peter Van Valkenburgh in a hearing entitled "Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem."