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MIT Crypto Professor Gary Gensler Confirmed as New SEC Chairman

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now has a new chairman, Gary Gensler. President Joe Biden’s pick, the MIT professor, whose classes included blockchain technology, digital currencies, and financial technology, has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the SEC. SEC Has a New Chairman President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Securities […]

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Petition Calls on New SEC Chairman to Drop Ripple Lawsuit and ‘End War on XRP’

A petition has been started calling on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman-Designate Gary Gensler to end the lawsuit against Ripple Labs and its executives over XRP tokens. The petition also demands “a thorough investigation of the matters that led to the last-minute lawsuit against Ripple, filed on the last day in office by […]

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Ex-SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Joins Crypto Advisory Board of One River Asset Management

Having resigned as the SEC chairman last December 2020, Jay Clayton is finally taking a new responsibility up his sleeves. Donning the crypto hat, Jay Clayton is now joining the crypto advisory board of One River Asset Management. One River is one of the institutional players that joined the crypto market with investing around $600 […]

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Biden’s SEC Chair Pick Gary Gensler Reveals Policies on Bitcoin and Crypto Regulation

Gary Gensler, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has revealed his policies on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies if confirmed as the SEC chairman. Gensler is a professor at MIT who teaches cryptocurrencies. He previously served as the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). SEC Chair Nominee […]

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SEC Chair Nominee Gary Gensler Calls Bitcoin (BTC) “A Catalyst for Change”, Is Bitcoin ETF Coming Soon?

In quite a welcome move for the crypto industry, SEC Chairman nominee Gary Gensler recently responded to questions about blockchain, crypto, and Bitcoin, in a positive manner. Speaking at the nomination hearing, Gensler sounded very much positive about Bitcoin and crypto innovation in general. Speaking before the Senate Banking Committee, Gensler called Bitcoin “a catalyst […]

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Biden officially names Gary Gensler for SEC chairman post

Biden officially names Gary Gensler for SEC chairman post

President-elect Joe Biden has officially named Gary Gensler as his pick for chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), confirming previous media reports. Gensler was chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from 2009 to 2014, and since November, he has led Biden’s transition planning for financial industry oversight. As the […]

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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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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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