Regulation

Bitcoin ETF Seekers Met With SEC Monday In Latest Pitch for Approval

| Nikhilesh De

VanEck, SolidX and Cboe met with SEC staff on Monday to demonstrate how the bitcoin market is ready for an ETF.

Iranian Bitcoin Users Are Already Being Affected By New US Sanctions

| Leigh Cuen

New sanctions from the US government are driving Iranian bitcoin users to pursue more secure and private wallet solutions.

6 Big Takeaways from SEC Chair Clayton’s Crypto Remarks

| Brady Dale and Zack Seward

Following SEC Chairman Jay Clayton's fireside chat at Consensus: Invest, we invited three crypto law experts to unpack what was said.

WATCH: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s Full Consensus: Invest Interview

| Zack Seward

Clayton spoke Tuesday at the CoinDesk-organized event. Here's the full video of his fireside chat.

US Regulators Tie Two Bitcoin Addresses to Iranian Ransomware Plot

| Nikhilesh De

For the first time, the U.S. Treasury Department is adding crypto addresses to its list of Specially Designated Nationals.

Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer

| Yogita Khatri

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission says smart contracts are covered under financial rules in its new primer on the technology.

Galaxy Digital, Cumberland and More Plan New Crypto Code of Conduct

| Nikhilesh De

Ten crypto and financial startups are forming a new association to create standards of conduct for the blockchain space.

Ohio Becomes First US State to Allow Taxes to Be Paid in Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

Ohio has become the first U.S. state to allow taxes to be paid in bitcoin, starting with businesses.

The SEC’s Recent Rulings Are More About Exchanges Than ICOs

| Noelle Acheson

The SEC's focus on crypto exchanges may disrupt some business models, add compliance and paperwork costs, and perhaps trigger a sector concentration.

Gibraltar Stock Exchange Wins License for Blockchain Subsidiary

| Yogita Khatri

The blockchain subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange now has official approval from the island's financial regulator.