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US President-Elect Biden to Nominate MIT Blockchain Professor Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

US President-Elect Biden to Nominate MIT Blockchain Professor Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

The U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is set to name Gary Gensler as the new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to replace Elad Roisman. During Obama’s administration, Gensler led the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from 2009 to 2014. The Former Banker Became Part of Biden’s Transition Team in November According […]

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Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration

Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration

After successfully launched a bitcoin exchange-traded product in Europe, Vaneck has now filed a new proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Under former chairman Jay Clayton, the SEC never approved a bitcoin ETF. However, Clayton has resigned from his post and changes may be coming from […]

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Ripple Assails the SEC, Claims the $1.3 billion Lawsuit is an ‘Attack on the Entire Crypto Industry Here in the United States’

Ripple Assails the SEC, Claims the $1.3 billion Lawsuit is an ‘Attack on the Entire Crypto Industry Here in the United States’

Ripple has hit back at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), accusing it of creating more uncertainty and failing in its duty to protect the crypto community. In panning the SEC’s decision to designate its XRP token as a security, the company claims the regulator’s lawsuit against it amounts to an attack on the […]

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Ripple Lawsuit Could Invoke Billions in Losses to ‘Innocent Third-Parties,’ Says Former SEC Commissioner

Ripple Lawsuit Could Invoke Billions in Losses to ‘Innocent Third-Parties,’ Says Former SEC Commissioner

The crypto community is extremely curious about what will happen to Ripple Labs and the token asset XRP, after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently filed a lawsuit against Ripple and two executives. On December 25, the large cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp announced delisting XRP for U.S. customers, and a former SEC Commissioner thinks […]

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SEC chairman Jay Clayton publishes resignation letter and will step down after today

SEC chairman Jay Clayton publishes resignation letter and will step down after today

Today is Jay Clayton’s last day as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to a public statement. After announcing in November that he would depart at the end of the year, Clayton published his resignation letter to the president on the SEC’s website today. Clayton is vacating the position months ahead of […]

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US National Intelligence Director Writes to SEC Over China’s Growing Dominance in Cryptocurrencies

China’s growing influence in the digital currency space has got the US intelligence community on their toes as they see it as a threat to financial security. As per a recent report, the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe wrote a letter to the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton expressing his concerns over China’s […]

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Trump Elect SEC Chairman Announces Early Departure, Could This Pave Way for Bitcoin ETF?

Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton has informed that he would be concluding his term early by this year’s end as opposed to his official term until June 2021. Clayton was appointed by Trump and his decision is believed to be linked to the defeat of Donald Trump in the highly controversial US […]

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Cryptocurrency ETFs: SEC Wants to Facilitate Tokenized Products

Cryptocurrency ETFs: SEC Wants to Facilitate Tokenized Products

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants to facilitate tokenized exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to chairman Jay Clayton. The agency is collaborating with other U.S. regulators to determine how to regulate different crypto products. SEC Open to Tokenization of ETFs SEC Chairman Jay Clayton talked about the commission’s approach to regulating crypto products during […]

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Regulatory Clean-Up Can Be Good For The Crypto Market – Fundstrat Advisors

Fundstrat Global Advisors has recently released a report backing the recent regulatory action in the crypto market. Fundstrat strategists – David Grider, Ken Xuan, and Tom Lee – wrote that regulatory clean-up is positive to ensure a free-market-oriented atmosphere in the crypto space. Regulators are active back again in the cryptocurrency market with a string […]

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