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Is This Finally an Atomic Bomb From the SEC?
The warning to Coinbase that it’s breaking securities laws may signal the long-awaited attack on crypto’s foundations, but also may set up a court fight that finally answers questions.
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SEC Urges Investors to Be Cautious With Crypto Securities
The warning comes one day after Coinbase disclosed the receipt of a Wells Notice from the U.S. securities regulator.
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)
Crypto Exchange Coinbase Shares Tumble 16% After SEC Enforcement Notice
The regulator issued Coinbase a Wells notice on Wednesday, informing the company that it is planning future enforcement action against it.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)

CDCROP: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) website homepage for the financial regulatory organization for the United Kingdom (U.K.) (Shutterstock)
UK Financial Regulator Expands Enforcement Against Crypto ATMs to East London
The FCA began taking action against illegal crypto ATMs last month, inspecting sites in the northern city of Leeds.
CDCROP: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) website homepage for the financial regulatory organization for the United Kingdom (U.K.) (Shutterstock)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
US SEC Plans to Keep Growing Crypto Unit as Enforcement Ramps Up
The securities regulator has almost filled the 20 slots previously added to its crypto squad and is looking to increase that number even further, a spokesperson said.
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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler
SEC’s Shadow Crypto Rule Taking Shape as Enforcement Cases Mount
The U.S. securities regulator has now issued dozens of actions outlining how it defines a crypto security and which firms should be exchanges, but the industry is in a holding pattern.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler

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Bernstein: SEC Tightening of Crypto Regulations Is Not an Existential Threat
Some in the industry had expressed concern that crypto was actively being removed from the banking system with an attack on stablecoins and custody rules, the report said.
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U.S. Securities and Exchange Chairman Gary Gensler
Are the Remaining Crypto Giants Staring Down the Barrel of the US Government’s Gun?
Insiders, experts and the rhetoric of officials suggest a reckoning with the government is inevitable for the big exchanges, and this week’s action against Kraken could be just the beginning.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Chairman Gary Gensler

Rostin Behnam, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
US CFTC Chief Promises More ‘Precedent-Setting’ Crypto Enforcement Cases
Commission Chairman Behnam says his agency is gearing up for another year of significant actions in the crypto industry as he tries to ramp up his enforcement staff.
Rostin Behnam, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
SEC Pursues $45M Scam Based in Fake Blockchain Technology
The U.S. securities agency is going after the people behind what it says was a massive fraud stealing from tens of thousands of investors.
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