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The head of the SEC predicts the collapse of many cryptocurrencies

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According to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Gary Gensler, it is possible to regulate the cryptocurrency market using the existing securities legislation. This week, Gensler commented on the collapse of the UST stablecoin. The head of the SEC predicts that in the near...

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Head of the SEC is ready to unite with departments for crypto regulation

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US President Joe Biden signed a decree on the control of digital currencies the day before. This document should become the basis for the regulatory framework for the blockchain industry. It states that all major US agencies should work with each other to ensure the safety of investors and prevent...

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The SEC hired a cryptocurrency specialist to join the team

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The head of the SEC, Gary Gensler, believes that the crypto industry needs regulation. The challenge for US authorities is to ensure the safety of investors and to minimize the risks of digital asset fraud. The SEC press center reported that Corey Freyer is planning to start working in the...

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Gary Gensler believes the SEC should regulate cryptosphere

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The head of SEC, Gary Gensler, periodically declares the need to increase the transparency of the cryptocurrency market and ensure the safety of traders. According to him, the Securities and Exchange Commission should control the blockchain industry. To protect investors, the SEC is ready to follow...

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SEC ex-officials are suspected in the connection with Ethereum

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The human rights non-profit organization Empower Oversight has demanded that the SEC disclose documents regarding a potential conflict of interest in the actions of former high-ranking officials. The lawsuit is filed in the Eastern District of Virginia. The plaintiff is requesting access to...

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SEC chief thinks bitcoin threatens US financial sector

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Bitcoin is viewed by many in the American establishment as a threat to the country's economy. Recently, Hillary Clinton, who served as head of the State Department in the Barack Obama administration, said that digital currencies undermine the dominant position of the dollar in the global financial...

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David Abner: SEC recognizes bitcoin as an asset class

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved three ETFs for bitcoin futures, and this policy indicates that the US regulator recognizes cryptocurrency as an asset class. This point of view is shared by David Abner, representing the top management of the Gemini exchange. He said that...

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SEC will discuss options for legalizing cryptosphere with experts

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Next week on December 2, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to hold talks with representatives of the expert community on the regulation of the digital currency market. The statement of the American regulator notes that in addition to the legalization of cryptocurrencies, the SEC...

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Head of SEC believes securities law will help crypto regulation

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Gary Gensler, who serves as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has repeatedly pointed out the need to regulate the cryptocurrency industry. For example, in early August, he announced that decentralized platforms deployed in the DeFi market could be controlled through mutual...

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SEC shifts the timeline for making decision about a Bitcoin ETF

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The deadline for deciding on VanEck's application for the launch of the bitcoin-ETF exchange-traded crypto fund has been shifted to November 14. The corresponding statement was published in the middle of the week by the press service of the US SEC. The regulator did not voice any additional...

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Gensler: Authorities need to protect investors with crypto regulation

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Gary Gensler, who is the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has repeatedly stated the need for the gradual implementation of legislation governing relations in the cryptocurrency industry. According to Gensler, the regulatory framework will ensure the protection of investors and...

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SEC wants a service to monitor transactions in the DeFi market

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The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has previously repeatedly stated the need to regulate relations in the cryptocurrency industry. According to him, special attention should be paid to monitoring the situation in the market for decentralized financing DeFi. At...

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SEC wins $13M lawsuits against Bitconnect representatives

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The US SEC announced court decisions against two representatives of the Bitconnect crypto lending platform, which it considers to be a $ 2 billion unregistered securities offering scheme. In May 2021, the regulator indicted four alleged Bitconnect promoters, Trevon Brown, Craig Grant, Ryan Maasen,...

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Gensler: Many DeFi projects cannot be called decentralized

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According to Gary Gensler, who heads the SEC, not all projects deployed in the DeFi market are decentralized. Many of them are completely centralized, the official stressed. At the same time, Gensler acknowledged that most of the protocols are indeed decentralized. It is on them that the DeFi...

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SEC reported that institutionals are more actively buying BTC

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Based on recently published documents on the website of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, it appears that bitcoin has entered a new phase of adoption by institutional investors. Over the recent period, four large companies have reportedly acquired a large number of shares in the Bitcoin...

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SEC wants even more powers in the field of crypto regulation

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The leadership of the SEC wants to receive additional powers to control the situation in the cryptocurrency market. The position of the regulator was expressed by its head, Gary Gensler. He sent a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is known as a supporter of the early implementation of...

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US resident is accused of laundering millions through crypto

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced the opening of an investigation into Florida resident Aaron Govil. He is accused of laundering $ 7 million through mobile applications under his control. According to the agency, the man, being the CEO and directly the developer of the Teledyne...

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Coinbase hires former SEC official

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A former employee of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Christian Sabella joined the Bitcoin exchange Coinbase. This was announced by the chief lawyer of the company Paul Grewal. According to the agency's website, Sabella has been with the agency since 2011. Before that, he served as...

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