The SEC Sets Deadline to File Comments for or Against Bitcoin ETF Applications

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is getting ready to review its decisions regarding Bitcoin ETF applications. With this in mind, the SEC is inviting parties or persons to file public statements in support of, or in opposition to, Bitcoin ETFs. This review could affect nine Bitcoin ETF applications. The SEC Gets Ready to Review […]

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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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Feds Eyeing Regulations to Hit Anonymity of Cryptocurrency

Georgi Georgiev · May 17, 2018 · 3:00 am The feds are contemplating the potential for regulations which would essentially erode one of the most popular aspects of cryptocurrency – its anonymity. During a panel discussion, three United States government officials expressed their sentiment on the potential for future regulations that could seriously affect the […]

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Ripple Exec Says XRP is ‘Absolutely Not a Security’

Adam James · April 14, 2018 · 7:30 am Following reports that popular US-based cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Gemini turned down payments from Ripple to list the company’s XRP token, a top executive from the real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network has tried to set the record straight. The third largest cryptocurrency by […]

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Canada Keeping Their Eye on Unauthorized Exchanges

Nikita Blows · April 7, 2018 · 10:30 pm Due to complaints received, the Ontario Securities Commission in Canada is in the process of investigating crypto exchanges in a bid to ensure that they are adhering to the country’s securities laws. The amount of different digital currencies available to trade has increased exponentially since Bitcoin […]

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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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