Gurbir Grewal photo
Business 3 January 2024

SEC Director Gurbir Grewal: ‘Crypto crackdown’ is working

More than a year into the ‘crypto crackdown,’ have the activities of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and others had the desired effect? Gurbir Grewal, the director of the SEC’s enforcement division, says that it has.

The Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA) is a non-profit community of like-minded people and companies formed to encourage the adoption and advancement of cryptocurrency technologies and to remove patents as a barrier to growth and innovation
Business 23 November 2023

Crypto Open Patent Alliance is rotten to the core

In the latest charges against COPA members, Kraken was charged by the SEC on November 20 over illegally selling digital asset securities and comingling customer and corporate funds.

Bittrex Global logo on smartphone with bitcoin
Business 22 November 2023

Bittrex exchange is shutting down

The announcement comes over a year after Bittrex was forced to pay more than $53 million in settlements to the OFAC and FinCEN for failing to implement effective sanctions and AML compliance.

Coinbase on a mobile screen
Business 13 November 2023

Celsius bankruptcy plan approved in New York

The New York Bankruptcy Court has cleared Celsius' restructuring plan, unlocking around $2 billion worth of digital assets to be distributed to creditors.

SEC on a wooden cubes with magnifier and calculator, financial concept background
Business 10 November 2023

SEC in talks with Grayscale over ETF do-over

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the SEC had failed to justify its rejection of the Grayscale spot ETF, particularly in light of approvals given to ETF applications.