Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Needs Clear Authority Over Crypto Platforms, Gensler Says

The SEC chair spoke of the agency's desire to "stitch together" consumer protection for tokens sold as securities and tokens sold as commodities.

News  ·  4 August 2021

Victory Capital Files Application to SEC for Crypto ETF

Victory Capital revealed its plans to enter the crypto market in June through a private fund tracking the NCI aimed at accredited investors.

News  ·  4 August 2021
ICOs

SEC Chairman Gensler Agrees With Predecessor: ‘Every ICO Is a Security’

Gensler said he believes crypto trading platforms might already have securities listed.

News  ·  3 August 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Boss Gensler Eyeing Robust Regulation of Crypto Market: Report

Gensler did not comment on the potential approval of a crypto exchange-traded fund.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 August 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

ProFunds Mutual Fund Gives Retails Investors Access to Bitcoin Futures

The fund cannot be traded throughout the day as an ETF or stock can, but it signals a positive move towards the SEC’s view of bitcoin.

News  ·  29 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

Global X Joins Firms Filing Bitcoin ETF Application With SEC

The fund manager filed a proposal with the SEC to list the Global X Bitcoin Trust on the Cboe BZX Exchange.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 July 2021
XRP

Ripple Can Depose Former SEC Official in Lawsuit: Report

A U.S. judge ordered William H. Hinman, the former chief of the commission's corporate finance division, to sit for questioning.

News  ·  16 July 2021
Regulation

SEC Settles Charges Against Coinschedule Operator for Touting ICOs

But commissioners Elad Roisman and Hester Peirce said the regulator missed the chance to define which touted assets were securities.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Further Delays WisdomTree Bitcoin ETF Decision

The SEC instituted proceedings on whether to approve the WisdomTree bitcoin ETF application, effectively delaying any firm decision by a few months.

News  ·  14 July 2021
Grayscale

Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund Becomes SEC Registered Company

The fund joins the company's Bitcoin Trust and Ethereum Trust as reporting products.

News  ·  12 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Brings Insider Trading Charges Against Dark Web User ‘The Bull’

The 30-year-old Greek man allegedly sold fake insider trading tips on AlphaBay.

News  ·  9 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Charges 3 for Insider Trading Over Long Island Iced Tea’s Blockchain ‘Pivot’

One insider bought 35,000 shares of the company’s stock, which pumped on the news, selling after the announcement was formalized.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2021
Regulation

Elizabeth Warren Gives SEC July 28 Deadline to Figure Out Crypto Regulation

The Democrat senator said in a letter to SEC Chair Gary Gensler that she needs answers by July 28.

News  ·  8 July 2021
Bitcoin

SEC Delays Decision on SkyBridge Capital’s Proposed Bitcoin ETF to August

The agency has extended its initial 45-day review period.

News  ·  8 July 2021
CFTC

Bitcoin ETF Would Be Good for Investors and Regulators, Says Former CFTC Chairman

The SEC could use the ETF approval process to improve trading integrity on crypto exchanges, said Timothy Massad.

News  ·  7 July 2021