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SEC Chair Gensler Warns a Lot of Crypto Tokens Will Fail Following LUNA, UST Collapse
[May 20 1:45 PM] The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has warned that a lot of crypto tokens will fail and many crypto investors will get hurt following the collapse of terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). SEC…
SEC can't confirm if video of Bill Hinman is actually Bill Hinman in Ripple case
[May 20 2:07 AM] “After reasonable inquiry, the information known and currently available is not sufficient to enable the Commission to admit or deny this request,” the SEC stated in court documents.
Coinbase launches new crypto think tank to help shape policies
[May 19 5:03 AM] Coinbase’s new “crypto native think tank” features an advisory board of finance and law academics from top United States universities and will publish original research to shape policies around crypto.
SEC chair uses crypto enforcement in justification for FY2023 budget
[May 18 9:31 PM] "We’re not trying to grow really significantly, but resources to grow at least six percent to grow our enforcement arm in this space," said Gary Gensler.
This week’s Law Decoded: Is depegging a real threat to financial stability?
[May 17 8:43 AM] Janet Yellen calls on lawmakers to develop a consistent federal framework for stablecoins, Hester Peirce urges to allow room for failure and more.
Celsius Network's crypto mining subsidiary SEC filing suggests plans for IPO
[May 16 5:15 PM] The SEC requires companies in the United States to file an S-1 registration for shares to be listed on a national exchange, like the Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange.
Ripple (XRP) Price Picks Up As SEC Legal Showdown Drags On
[May 15 4:50 PM] Ripple (XRP) rallied to $0.439217 Friday from $0.377384 on Thursday in the face of an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit following the comments of William Hinman, former SEC Corporate Finance director. Suggested Reading | Crypto…
SEC Commissioner Expects Tighter Stablecoin Regulation — Yellen Says Stablecoins Not Real Threat to Financial Stability
SEC's Hester Peirce says new stablecoin regs need to allow room for failure
[May 13 5:21 AM] The SEC’s “crypto mom” Hester Peirce has said the regulatory “movement” around stablecoins needs to allow for “trial and error” and room for failure.
SEC Chair Gensler: Crypto Exchanges Are Trading Against Their Customers Often
Grayscale Met With The SEC, Tried To Convince Them To Turn The GBTC Into An ETF
[May 12 4:00 PM] Will GBTC get to become the first US-based spot bitcoin ETF? It doesn’t look that way. The euphoria from six months ago turned into Grayscale hinting that it might sue the SEC if its request is denied. Currently, the climate dictates that the…
Why the world needs a spot Bitcoin ETF in the US: 21Shares CEO explains
[May 12 11:26 AM] Total assets invested in crypto ETFs and ETPs hit $16.3 billion by the end of the first quarter, but the community is still waiting for a spot Bitcoin ETF in the U.S.
Reminder: Withdraw Your Bitcoin Off Exchanges
[May 12 2:00 AM] Needless to say, as it stands today and has stood since the first bitcoin exchange was launched, your bitcoin is not safe on the exchanges.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1207: “Reminder to get your bitcoin off the exchange”…
Chairmen from the SEC and CFTC talk crypto regulation at ISDA meeting
[May 11 9:15 PM] Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler make their positions clear in keynote addresses at the annual meeting of the ISDA with Sam Bankman-Fried in attendance.
Grayscale Met With SEC On Approval Of Spot-Bitcoin ETF
[May 11 7:56 PM] Grayscale met with the SEC behind closed doors to persuade regulators to approve the fund’s application to convert into a spot-bitcoin ETF.Grayscale, the largest bitcoin fund in the world, met with the SEC in a closed meeting.The meeting was meant…
Industry experts weigh in on SEC hiring more crypto cops
[May 11 12:50 PM] The SEC's decision to expand its digital assets section was received well by industry experts and came as no surprise, given the growing interest in cryptocurrencies.
Go green or die? Bitcoin miners aim for carbon neutrality by mining near data centers
[May 10 2:32 PM] Bitcoin mining companies must prove carbon neutrality as new regulations come to play, but are carbon offsets enough?
Japanese e-commerce site adopts BTC and XRP payments for used cars
[May 9 11:10 AM] The development marks the first time XRP digital currency will be used on a cross-border Japanese e-commerce site.
Mining Capital Coin CEO accused of $62M investment fraud scheme
[May 9 4:09 AM] “Capuci operated a fraudulent investment scheme and did not use investors’ funds to mine new cryptocurrency, as promised, but instead diverted the funds to cryptocurrency wallets under his control,” the DOJ stated.
SEC Halts $62 Million Crypto Mining, Trading Scheme — DOJ Indicts Founder
[May 9 12:30 AM] The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted a $62 million global cryptocurrency trading and mining scheme and the Department of Justice (DOJ) has indicted its CEO and founder. If convicted of all counts, he faces a maximum total…
Joe Rogan Says Bitcoin Is ‘Freaking Out’ Government, the Latest on Inflation, and More — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review
[May 8 12:00 PM] Another whirlwind week in crypto draws to a close, and of course there’s no shortage of spicy stories and new, compelling narratives in the world of innovative digital money. This week, Elon Musk gives investment advice, United States…
Robinhood Lists Grayscale’s Bitcoin and Ethereum Trusts
[May 8 6:00 AM] On May 6, the financial services company Robinhood announced the firm has listed Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and Ethereum Trust (ETHE). Robinhood customers can now gain access the crypto investment products in order to get exposure to…
SEC Fines Nvidia $5.5 Million for Failing to Disclose Crypto Mining Significantly Boosted Its Revenue
[May 8 2:00 AM] The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Nvidia Corp. for failing to disclose that crypto mining significantly boosted its revenue. The company agreed to a cease-and-desist order and to pay a $5.5 million penalty. Nvidia Failed…
Nvidia to pay $5.5M as part of SEC case concerning 'inadequate disclosures' around crypto mining
[May 6 3:14 PM] "All issuers, including those that pursue opportunities involving emerging technology, must ensure that their disclosures are timely, complete and accurate," said Kristina Littman.
SEC approves Valkyrie's Bitcoin futures ETF
[May 6 10:32 AM] Last month, the watchdog gave the thumbs-up to Teucrium's Bitcoin futures ETF, which is the first such vehicle to be approved under the '33 Act.
SkyBridge Capital’s Anthony Scaramucci expects a pro-crypto presidential candidacy
[May 5 5:22 PM] Anthony Scaramucci predicts that the next presidential candidacy will be pro-crypto and that a Bitcoin ETF will happen by the end of 2022 given recent developments on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers, SEC Commissioner Slam Chair Gensler for Focusing on Crypto Enforcement
[May 5 3:30 AM] Several U.S. lawmakers and a commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have voiced concerns about the securities regulator expanding its crypto enforcement unit. “The SEC is a regulatory agency with an enforcement…
New crypto litigation tracker highlights 300 cases from SafeMoon to Pepe the Frog
[May 5 3:30 AM] The SEC, CFTC and DOJ have seven cases either resolved or ongoing this year, with the litigation against husband-wife duo Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan being the most high profile.
Crypto Bahamas: Regulations enter critical stage as gov't shows interest
[May 3 3:01 PM] SALT’s Crypto Bahamas brought together traditional financial players with crypto companies and industry experts to discuss the future of digital assets.