Category: Hester Peirce

“SEC Can do Better on Clarity” Says SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce on Ripple Lawsuit

In a recent interview SEC commissioner aka Crypto Mom Hester Pierce in a response to recent $1.3 Billion Lawsuit against Ripple and said SEC can do better as enforcement should not be the only way to provide guidance. It should be noted that the hearing for the lawsuit is due in virtual court on Feb. […]

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SEC’s Peirce calls for an ’embrace’ of the personal liberty ethos that underlies crypto

SEC’s Peirce calls for an ’embrace’ of the personal liberty ethos that underlies crypto

If a new speech is any indication, SEC commissioner Hester Peirce believes crypto is a battleground for the conversation surrounding government power and personal liberty. In a speech today to the Federalist Society, Peirce — a dissenting voice against the SEC’s past rejections of proposed bitcoin exchange-traded funds — said crypto poses new challenges to regulators, […]

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SEC Commissioner Peirce Weighs in Defi Token Regulation Debate: Panel Predicts Defi Will Self Correct in Twelve Months

SEC Commissioner Peirce Weighs in Defi Token Regulation Debate: Panel Predicts Defi Will Self Correct in Twelve Months

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner, Hester Peirce says while defi tokens carry some equity-like benefits, she believes that giving something away is distinct from selling something. As a result of this lack of clarity, Peirce says questions about the regulatory structure and how these tokens could affect corporate governance will continue to linger.Speaking at […]

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Will Crypto Industry Flourish? Crypto Mom Once Again Elected As SEC Commissioner

Will Crypto Industry Flourish? Crypto Mom Once Again Elected As SEC Commissioner

Hester Peirce popularly known as the “Crypto Mom” just got elected as the Commissioner of the United States SEC, once again The crypto industry has been subject to scrutiny from authorities across the world. However, off-late, it seems as though the highest officials of different governments have began to understand the capabilities of the crypto-verse. […]

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