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Gary Gensler

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...

Coinbase

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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SEC threatens lawsuits for XRP token holders

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If holders of the altcoin XRP interfere with the process against Ripple, then the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) can sue them. This is stated in the appeal of the regulator to the US judicial authorities. Recall that at the end of last year, the SEC initiated a lawsuit against Ripple,...

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SEC Files a Complaint Against Blockchain Network LBRY

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On March 29 the U.S. SEC has submitted a suit against the distributed content protocol LBRY. The agency stated LBRY is trading unlisted securities via its native cryptocurrency and that there is a violation of the Securities Act of 1933. LBRY is a decentralized project created for content. Its...

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SEC started thinking VanEck's application to launch BTC ETF

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The US SEC will decide on the application of the investment company VanEck to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the first crypto within the next 45 days. The regulator can either approve or reject the company's request or extend the review period to 240 days. Stakeholders will have 21...

Coinbase

SEC Releases Coinbase financials in direct listing request

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The application for registration of the offer of shares of the crypto exchange Coinbase, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is now available to the public. The confidential draft document was submitted to the SEC back in mid-December 2020. The...

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SEC affirms accusations upon Ripple in the amended lawsuit

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SEC has said that Ripple CEOs Brad Garlinghouse and Chris Larsen have strongly influenced the price of XRP by increasing or decreasing the sales of their coins depending on the market situation. In an amended lawsuit filed on February 18, the SEC confirmed its allegations of violating U.S....

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SEC and Ripple abandon pre-trial settlement of the claim

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple said that the regulator's lawsuit over the alleged unregistered sale of securities in the form of a digital asset XRP will not be settled out of court. In a letter to open the case, the parties stated that having previously discussed this...

XRP price surges 12.25.2020

XRP is up 50%. Did Changes in the SEC Cause This?

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On December 24, authorities announced that the US Securities and Exchange Commission has a new chairman. Elad Roisman will replace Jay Clayton. Meanwhile, XRP saw price growth. Are these two events connected? Well, Roisman considered being a possible ally for the crypto industry. The new chairman...

Jay Clayton

SEC head linked BTC rally to problems of traditional payment

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According to the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, the rapid rise in the value of bitcoin is directly related to the weakening of people's interest in traditional payment systems. The head of the regulator expressed this point of view in an interview with...

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