US Congress Schedules Sept. 24 Hearing With SEC With Crypto on Agenda
The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a hearing with Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton and four other SEC commissioners to discuss, among other topics, crypto.
Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT
A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 ICO.
SEC Guidance Gives Ammo to Lawsuit Claiming XRP Is Unregistered Security
Investors in the cryptocurrency XRP have filed a new complaint against Ripple that marshals the Securities and Exchange Commission’s own words to argue that the startup illegally sold unregistered securities.
SEC again delayed decisions on three bitcoin ETFs, setting new deadlines in September and October
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) again postponed decisions on three bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals, according to several documents released by the regulatory agency on Monday.
SEC, FINRA Issue Explanation of Crypto Custodian Approval Delay
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) believe there are a number of questions they need to address before they can approve crypto companies’ applications to become broker-dealers.
Bitcoin ETF Will Be Approved When This Happens: SEC Commissioner
An SEC commissioner who’s a bitcoin skeptic admits the agency is experiencing internal disagreements over how to regulate crypto. However, Robert Jackson says the SEC will be more likely to approve crypto proposals, such as a bitcoin ETF, once the industry matures.
SEC Chairman: Other Market Protections Needed Before Bitcoin ETF Approval
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton said that the regulator needs to feel comfortable with cryptocurrency custody and ensure no market manipulation can take place before approving a crypto exchange-traded fund (ETF). Clayton made his remarks during an interview with CNBC on June 6.
Skeptic’s lens: Not defending crypto anymore?
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sued Kik yesterday, accusing the firm of illegally raising $100 million in an unregistered securities offering in 2017. The filing alleges that Kik, which has never been profitable, sold Kin tokens primarily because of concerns it would run out of money by the end of 2017. Kik was allegedly unable to raise more capital in traditional ways and the token sale was viewed as a “Hail Mary pass” by one of its board members. The SEC is seeking a permanent injunction, a penalty, and disgorgement with interest.
Firm That Saw Stock Boost After Crypto ‘Pivot’ Hit With New SEC Charges
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed new charges against fintech company Longfin Corp. and its CEO, Venkata Meenavalli, alleging that the company committed fraud when it claimed to bring in more revenue than it had in order to secure an exchange listing for its shares.
Kin Launches $5 Million DefendCrypto Fund to Take on the SEC
The Kin Foundation is launching an initiative called DefendCrypto.org with $5 million in order to fund a potential court battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the founder Ted Livingston announced on my podcast, Unchained.
SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) again delayed a decision on whether to approve or reject a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Tuesday.
US SEC Issues Fresh Investor Alert Against Fraudulent Digital Asset Trading Sites
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have jointly issued an alert warning investors against fraudulent websites purporting to operate advisory and trading businesses.
US SEC and FINRA to Discuss Digital Assets at Joint Broker-Dealer Meeting in June
Two United States regulators, namely the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), will discuss cryptocurrency at a broker-dealer meeting on June 27. The SEC announced the opening of registration for the event on April 16 on its website.
SEC Required Two ETF Funds to Take Blockchain Off Their Tickers
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly required two funds to eliminate the word “blockchain” from their monikers, Bloomberg writes April 12, citing sources familiar with the matter.
‘Regulatory Refugee’ Blames SEC for Crypto Winter
Pillar founder David Siegel has targeted much of the blame on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the flagging performance of the cryptocurrency sector over the past year.
SEC Postpones Decision on Bitwise, VanEck Bitcoin ETF Proposals
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed making a decision on two bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals earlier this year.
Bakkt raises Series A at valuation topping $700 million
Bakkt, ICE’s yet-to-launch crypto exchange, is being valued at around $740 million following its Series A funding round, sources close to the project tell The Block.
The SEC’s Crypto Czar Is Hitting the Road – And She Wants to Meet You
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is going on tour in hopes of meeting with crypto entrepreneurs who otherwise might not engage with the regulator.
SEC’s commissioner believe laws should change for better
An attendee was applauded by the audience at the MIT Bitcoin Expo 2019, for asking a panelist a very important question. The question directed to a panelist at the Expo, Hester Pierce, who is the SEC commissioner highlighted the issues faced by mainstream investors in Cryptocurrency with regards to the regulations that surround the participation in retail.
SEC Settles Unregistered Securities Charges Against ICO Issuer Gladius
Crypto startup Gladius Network LLC has settled charges of running an unregistered securities offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the regulator announced Wednesday.