Securities Law Helped Build Modern Capitalism. Crypto Should Embrace It
Crypto should work within the existing regulatory structure around securities, rather than reinvent a whole new system.
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce has reportedly been nominated to another five-year term at the agency.
CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz, who sponsored the Technology Advisory Committee and advocated for self regulation in the crypto industry, will leave his post by late October.
The future of the U.S.’s federal securities regulator, and perhaps the direction of cryptocurrency policy, is up in the air. We game out the scenarios.
A Beijing lawyer calls on the SEC to consider Hester Peirce's Safe Harbor proposal, which exempts startups from securities law while starting up. Without greater certainty around token sales, the U.S. risks falling behind other jurisdictions in blockchain commerce.
The "Youngest Bitcoin Millionaire" and Metal Pay's CEO worked on an omnibus crypto regulatory bill introduced by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.). This is what the industry thinks.