Bitcoin ETF May Not Pass Due to ‘Risk of Manipulation,’ Says SEC Chairman

The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton holds that the lack of safeguards for investors might roadblock the approval of a Bitcoin ETF.  The Same Old Song Speaking at New York’s Consensus: Invest 2018, SEC’s Chairman Jay Clayton outlined the risks associated with Bitcoin trading and the supposed lack of investor […]

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The SEC Wants to Engage the Crypto Community through FinHub

The launch of FinHub shows that the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is increasingly focusing on 4th Industrial Revolution technologies. Among these technologies, Bitcoin and artificial intelligence (AI) continues to enjoy prominence. Crypto Enthusiasts Can Engage the SEC through FinHub On October 18, 2018, the SEC launched the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to […]

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‘Nothing At All’ Going on With Crypto Regulation, Says D.C. Insider

Despite the growing importance of the cryptocurrency industry, the US government’s position on crypto regulation remains frustratingly opaque. According to a D.C. insider, a movement towards real regulation or greater regulatory guidance is still quite far away. Had drinks yesterday with a friend who’s deeply connected in DC. Me: “what do you hear about crypto […]

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SEC Will Review Wednesday Decision to Reject BTC-ETF Proposals

The SEC has decided to review yesterday’s orders denying approval of numerous Bitcoin exchange traded funds. Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel? In what is sure to be surprising news for all, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided to place a stay on three orders that rejected Bitcoin […]

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SEC ‘Underwhelmed’ by Lack of Enthusiasm for Regulation

Adam James · June 8, 2018 · 3:00 pm Cryptocurrency exchanges dealing with ICOs are now required to register with the SEC, though one director at the independent agency claims the response has been weaker than expected. He also noted that a statement on either Ethereum or Ripple will be coming in the future.  ‘We’re […]

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SEC Chairman: ‘Abide by the Law. We are Watching.’

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton went on FOX Business yesterday to inject some fear into investors — particularly those interested in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). ‘We Are Watching’ SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has issued a serious threat to the cryptocurrency space and, in particular, to ICOs. Clayton — who was nominated by President […]

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