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Bank CEOs Testify Before Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
Elizabeth Warren Praises SEC Chief Gensler, Slams Crypto Lobby
The Massachusetts senator pointed to the regulator's enforcement actions against crypto firms and promoters.
Bank CEOs Testify Before Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

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The SEC Sues Gemini/Genesis as SBF Starts a Blog
The SEC claims the Gemini Earn program was an unregistered securities offering.
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SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
SEC Tells US-Listed Companies They’d Better Disclose Crypto Damage
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued letters to companies flagging the need to disclose any potential impacts from mayhem in the crypto markets.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, September 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Gensler Says SEC Is Fine Going After Crypto With Its Current Authority
As a new Congress prepares to work on uncertain crypto legislation next year, the SEC chairman says his agency needs nothing apart from more money and more reach overseas.
CDCROP: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, September 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

CDCrop Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
The ‘Good Cop and Bad Cop’ of US Crypto Regulations
The ongoing tug-of-war between the top two federal regulatory agencies keeps the crypto industry on its toes. That’s why Gary Gensler and Rostin Behnam share a spot on CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: CFTC And SEC Heads Testify Before Senate Appropriations Committee
SEC Chairman Says CFTC Should Get More Power to Oversee Stablecoins: Report
Gary Gensler pointed out that the CFTC doesn't have direct authority to write rules for the firms that issue stablecoins.
CDCROP: CFTC And SEC Heads Testify Before Senate Appropriations Committee

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.
US Democrat Senator John Hickenlooper Criticizes Gary Gensler's Approach to Crypto at SEC
Hickenlooper noted in a letter the current lack of a coordinated regulatory framework leads "uneven enforcement."
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

CDCROP: Kim Kardashian West speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook (Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)
Kim Kardashian's EthereumMax Promotion Was a 'Gift' to the SEC
Lisa Braganca, former SEC enforcement branch chief, joined “First Mover” to discuss the implications for celebrities after Kardashian was fined for promoting a crypto token.
CDCROP: Kim Kardashian West speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook (Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)

CDCROP: SEC Chair Gensler Testifies Before Senate Banking Committee (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)
SEC’s Gensler Signals Extra Scrutiny for Proof-of-Stake Cryptocurrencies: Report
Speaking after the Merge (but not specifically about Ethereum), SEC Chair Gary Gensler said proof-of-stake cryptos could be investment contracts that subject them to securities regulations.
CDCROP: SEC Chair Gensler Testifies Before Senate Banking Committee (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)

SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)
SEC's Gensler Holds Firm That Existing Laws Make Sense for Crypto
I sat down (virtually) with SEC Chair Gary Gensler last week ahead of a speech on digital assets. Here’s the transcript.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)