Category: SEC

“Ripple is giving SEC more Trouble than Anyone in Crypto.” Attorney Chervinsky

Ripple has come under fire for its funding of research targeted at disparaging Bitcoin. Amidst the backlash, some crypto proponents have pointed out that Ripple remains one of the key parties fighting for the industry to get regulatory clarity. Ripple receives commendation for facing up to the SEC Ripple has been embroiled in a legal […]

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Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Following the charged-up debut of the Proshares bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), Valkyrie’s bitcoin futures ETF and the Vaneck bitcoin strategy ETF, interest in these types of funds seems to have faded a great deal. After the Proshares bitcoin ETF BITO reached an all-time high on November 10, the ETF is down 39% over the last […]

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SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won’t Say if Ethereum Is a Security

SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won’t Say if Ethereum Is a Security

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has explained how securities laws apply to cryptocurrency tokens as he outlined the commission’s priorities in regulating the crypto space. “Our role at the SEC is to ensure that the public still gets basic protection,” he stressed. SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Cryptocurrency […]

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Is Ether a Security? SEC Chair Gary Gensler Avoids a Direct Answer

Is Ether a Security? SEC Chair Gary Gensler Avoids a Direct Answer

SEC chairman Gary Gensler hit the media headlines by avoiding directly answering whether or not he thinks Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency is a security. Instead, he took the opportunity to reiterate his pitch for a more comprehensive regulatory environment for the crypto sector. Gensler Fails to Clarify Ether’s Stance Gensler not answering the question on Ethereum’s […]

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SEC Chair Gary Gensler Declares Crypto Tokens Raising Funds as Securities and says they should Register

Gary Gensler, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that the crypto industry still needs to come under securities laws in 2022. He stated that the facts and circumstances in the crypto market suggest that a lot of crypto projects are securities. Gary Gensler is still beating the same gong in […]

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“You don’t have to root for XRP, but you have to root against the SEC” reckons Ripple Attorney John Deaton

Ripple supporter, attorney John Deaton, has sounded a wake-up call to the entire cryptocurrency community. The attorney said the community should take the SEC’s threat to Ripple as a very serious threat that would reach beyond Ripple’s XRP to the cryptocurrencies they support. Deaton reminds that Any other crypto can take XRP’s place While speaking […]

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Institutional Investors Say SEC Having More Power to Regulate Crypto Will Boost Prices

Institutional Investors Say SEC Having More Power to Regulate Crypto Will Boost Prices

Institutional investors are optimistic about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) having more power to regulate the crypto market, a recent survey shows. They believe that if the SEC is granted extra powers, the prices of cryptocurrencies will be positively impacted. What Institutional Investors Think About Crypto Nickel Digital Asset Management, a regulated European […]

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Security Risks Holding Back Insitutions and Wealth Managers from Investing in Crypto: Report

The cryptocurrency industry saw a tremendous surge in terms of institutional adoption in 2021. Experts suggest that this trend is likely to continue this year as well. But whether it’s a tidal wave or a trickle will depend on how the industry evolves in terms of technology that offers secure storage and protects user funds. […]

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SEC Delays NYDIG’s Spot Bitcoin ETF Proposal by Two Months

The United States regulatory watchdog – Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – has delayed the ruling on NYDIG’s proposal for a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund by 60 days. The original deadline was January 15th. If allowed, NYDIG’s Bitcoin ETF will be the first-ever spot Bitcoin ETF in the country. According to the official filing, the […]

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