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U.S. senators question whether Chair Gary Gensler's Securities and Exchange Commission has botched other enforcement cases after its DEBT Box missteps were revealed. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
U.S. Senators Berate SEC's Gensler for Agency's 'Unethical' Handling of Crypto Case
Republican lawmakers wrote to the SEC chairman, arguing that its misrepresenting of evidence against DEBT Box casts doubt on the agency's other enforcement matters.
U.S. senators question whether Chair Gary Gensler's Securities and Exchange Commission has botched other enforcement cases after its DEBT Box missteps were revealed. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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Gary Gensler’s Bitcoin ETF Clown Show
From hacks to unnecessary delays to ungracious statements, the SEC chair has made few friends as he finally approves these in-demand BTC products for the first time.
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Gary Gensler Voted to Approve Bitcoin ETFs, Despite Public Criticism
Three out of five committee members approved the various filings that gave the green light for the first-ever spot bitcoin ETFs to be offered in the U.S.
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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler says the agency's court loss led to bitcoin ETF approvals. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Gary Gensler's Begrudging Bitcoin ETF Concession: 'We Did Not Approve or Endorse Bitcoin'
The SEC chair said a court forced his hand and that the agency's decision to greenlight a spot bitcoin ETF doesn't signal support of that or any other digital asset.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler says the agency's court loss led to bitcoin ETF approvals. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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Bitcoin ETFs Approved: The Industry Reacts
In a milestone for crypto adoption, the SEC today gave the green light to the trading of Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). CoinDesk rounded up reaction from across the cry...
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Bitcoin Jumps, Then Dumps to $45K as Fake News About Spot Bitcoin Approval Liquidates $50M
The immediate price reaction showed that bitcoin's price might be capped if a real approval arrives, one analyst noted.
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SEC Chair Gary Gensler is warning about the dangers in crypto even as the industry hopes his agency is about to approve a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
With Bitcoin ETF Decision Looming, SEC Chair Gensler Says (Again) That Crypto Is Dangerous
While the industry eagerly awaits the U.S. regulator's decision on spot bitcoin ETFs, Gary Gensler is on X warning investors that crypto is rife with scams.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler is warning about the dangers in crypto even as the industry hopes his agency is about to approve a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
SEC Chair Gary Gensler: 'Far Too Many Frauds and Bankruptcies'
The Securities and Exchange Commission chief shared his views on the crypto industry.
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Coinbase Tried to Rein in a Renegade SEC That's Trying to Rein in a Renegade Industry
The SEC rejected Coinbase's petition for crypto rulemaking, marking yet another refusal to provide regulatory clarity for an industry that badly wants it.
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A crypto advocacy group with mysterious backing is trying to influence Sen. Sherrod Brown. (Images compiled by CoinDesk, courtesy of Cedar Innovation Foundation)
Anonymous Crypto Interests Bombard Key Senator Sherrod Brown With Political Ads
New crypto advocacy group Cedar Innovation Foundation is running digital ads in Brown's Ohio to persuade him to buck SEC Chair Gary Gensler, but Cedar won't say who's behind i...
A crypto advocacy group with mysterious backing is trying to influence Sen. Sherrod Brown. (Images compiled by CoinDesk, courtesy of Cedar Innovation Foundation)