Browsing the "FINRA" Tag

The Crypto Custody Conundrum: What Are We Even Talking About?

| Noelle Acheson

New tech usually struggles with vocabulary, says Noelle Acheson. With bitcoin, the confusion rubs off integral concepts in securities legislation.

It Took 18 Months, But This Blockchain Securities Firm Got the Nod From FINRA

| Nathan DiCamillo

FINRA has approved iownit as a broker-dealer, clearing the firm to offer digital securities on a private Hyperledger blockchain.

FINRA Extends Deadline for Firms to Report Crypto Activity

| Daniel Palmer

The self-regulatory body for brokers and exchanges has quietly extended its deadline for member firms to report their crypto activity.

SEC, FINRA Issue Explanation of Crypto Custodian Approval Delay

| Nikhilesh De

In a joint statement Monday, the SEC and FINRA laid out the issues they must examine before approving broker-dealer applications from crypto startups.

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss Gemini

Gemini to Apply for Broker-Dealer License in Bid to Trade Crypto Securities

| Leigh Cuen

The Winklevoss-owned cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is applying for a broker-dealer license from FINRA.

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.

FINRA Fines Ex-Merrill Lynch Investment Adviser Over Crypto Mining Sideline

| Daniel Palmer

U.S. self-regulatory organization FINRA has fined and suspended an investment adviser over undeclared cryptocurrency mining activities.

Ethereum Investment Vehicle Approved for Small Investors

| John Biggs

FINRA has approved Grayscale Investments' ethereum trust shares for sale to mom-and-pop investors.

Circle’s SeedInvest Takes Step Toward Tokenizing Stocks With Trading License

| Nikhilesh De

SeedInvest, the equity crowdfunding platform owned by crypto startup Circle, just got a license to facilitate trading of traditional securities.

Is ConsenSys Startup Token Foundry Dead or Doing Something Different?

| Brady Dale

Since losing its founder in August, sources say ICO platform Token Foundry is alive in name only.