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SEC crypto ETF review slammed with multiple negative comments

Business 21 March 2019

SEC crypto ETF review slammed with multiple negative comments

Those hoping for a Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) might have to wait a bit longer, following a large number of negative comments over proposals currently before regulators in the United States.

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SEC filing has Riot Blockchain closer to reinvention

Business 18 March 2019

SEC filing has Riot Blockchain closer to reinvention

Riot Blockchain is one step closer to its goal of reinvention, after a recent filing with the SEC to issue common stock.

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Crypto czar thinks startups should ask for permission, not forgiveness

Business 18 March 2019

Crypto czar thinks startups should ask for permission, not forgiveness

The U.S. securities regulator has been tightlipped about cryptocurrency regulation, but apparently, even stablecoins might come with their own concerns, according to SEC advisor for digital assets Valerie Szczepanik.

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US SEC is going on a road trip to clarify crypto regulations

Business 14 March 2019

US SEC is going on a road trip to clarify crypto regulations

The securities regulator is launching a nationwide tour to meet with crypto startups and fintech companies to discuss legal requirements and restrictions regarding digital asset implementation and use.

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‘Crypto mom’ cautious about proposed blockchain action plan in US

Business 12 March 2019

‘Crypto mom’ cautious about proposed blockchain action plan in US

The Digital Chamber of Commerce has called for a blockchain “National Action Plan,” which will allow U.S. to publicly supports the sector without stifling innovation.

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The SEC softens its tough stand on ICOs in latest guidelines

Business 11 March 2019

The SEC softens its tough stand on ICOs in latest guidelines

In its latest issue of guidelines for the industry, the SEC is friendlier and sounds more eager to inform than to threaten.

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Update: Thai SEC bans Bitcoin Cash, 2 other cryptos for ICOs, trading pairs

Business 1 March 2019

Update: Thai SEC bans Bitcoin Cash, 2 other cryptos for ICOs, trading pairs

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has added three new cryptocurrencies to its list of permitted cryptocurrencies for ICOs and trading pairs.

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Another ICO settles with the SEC for selling unregistered securities

Business 21 February 2019

Another ICO settles with the SEC for selling unregistered securities

The SEC has cracked down on Gladius for offering unregistered securities during its ICO, but gave leniency for their self-reporting.

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US securities regulator starts reviewing 2 new crypto ETF proposals

Business 21 February 2019

US securities regulator starts reviewing 2 new crypto ETF proposals

An ETF proposal from VanEck/SolidX, filed with Cboe BZX Exchange, was published in the Federal Register, marking the first time since August 2018 that more than one ETF proposal is under review.

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US appeals court approves injunction against Blockvest

Business 15 February 2019

US appeals court approves injunction against Blockvest

Last November, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requested an injunction against Blockvest, a blockchain assets group, after determining that it was violating securities law. The courts decided that the SEC didn’t have a case and dismissed the charges.

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US SEC seeks blockchain data to study and monitor activities

Business 4 February 2019

US SEC seeks blockchain data to study and monitor activities

The SEC is trying to find companies that will provide it with blockchain data which it intends to use in supporting its efforts in monitoring risk and improve compliance of digital assets.

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Kik has had enough, but can it kick back at SEC?

Editorial 31 January 2019

Kik has had enough, but can it kick back at SEC?

It’s unclear whether the commissioners have already taken a vote, but when the SEC enforcement action does come out, Kik is ready to fight back in court if necessary—for all the good it will do them.

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