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Crypto Lawyer Reacts to SEC Chair Gensler Declining to Call Ether a Security at Congressional Hearing
SEC Chair Gary Gensler refused to say whether ether was a security during a nearly five-hour hearing before the House Financial Services Committee yesterday. Joshua Ashley Klayman, Linklaters U.S. Head of Fintech and Head of Blockchain and Digital Assets reacts, explaining why this was "the best the industry could have hoped from him."
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​​SEC Chair Gary Gensler Dodges Answering Question: ‘Is Ether a Security?’
U S Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler repeatedly dodged the question on whether Ethereum is a security or a commodity in Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing Linklaters U S head of fintech and head of blockchain and digital assets Joshua Ashley Klayman weighs in saying the fact he did equivocate on the [...]
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SEC Chair Gensler Refuses to Say if Ether Is a Security During House Hearing
U S Securities and Exchange Commission SEC Chair Gary Gensler refused to say whether ether ETH the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap was a security during a nearly five hour hearing Tuesday before the House Financial Services Committee Howard Fischer Moses Singer partner and former SEC senior trial counsel along with Joshua Ashley Klayman [...]
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Former SEC Lawyer Says Agency Pushing to Be Crypto Regulator With Gemini/Genesis Suit
The SEC sued Gemini Trust and Genesis Capital for selling unregistered securities.
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SEC Trying To 'Stake Out Its Ground' as the Regulator of Crypto: Legal Expert
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleges that crypto exchange Gemini and crypto lender Genesis Global Capital sold unregistered securities in a lawsuit filed late Thursday, citing Gemini's Earn program. CoinDesk and Genesis are both owned by parent company Digital Currency Group. Former SEC Senior Trial Counsel Howard Fischer weighs in.
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SEC Charges Gemini, Genesis For Allegedly Selling Unregistered Securities
The U S Securities and Exchange Commission SEC alleged that crypto exchange Gemini and crypto lender Genesis Global Capital sold unregistered securities in a lawsuit filed late Thursday Coin Desk and Genesis are both owned by parent company Digital Currency Group Moses Singer Partner and former SEC Senior Trial Counsel Howard Fischer joins First Mover [...]
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A Central Bank for Crypto?
If there was a central bank for crypto which seems to be what Binance is trying to create we wouldn't see the scope of problems that we're seeing today says Howard Fischer Moses Singer LLP partner and former SEC senior trial counsel He points out the irony of crypto's call for regulation amid ongoing contagion [...]
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SEC Concerned About What BlockFi Settlement Represents to Investors: Former SEC Senior Trial Counsel
Crypto lender BlockFi owes the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) $30 million stemming from a prior settlement on allegations it violated securities law through its interest account offering. Moses Singer LLP Partner and Former SEC Senior Trial Counsel Howard Fischer discusses what this means for the SEC.
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Former SEC Counsel on BlockFi's Bankruptcy Filing
Howard Fischer, Moses Singer LLP partner and former SEC senior trial counsel, discusses the legal considerations of crypto lender BlockFi filing for bankruptcy as it owes $30 million to the SEC and has $355 million in crypto frozen on FTX.
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Texas, Other States Open Investigation Into Celsius Following Withdrawal Freeze
Former SEC Senior Trial Counsel and Partner at Moses & Singer LLP Howard Fischer weighs in on the news that several U.S. states including Texas and Alabama are investigating Celsius Network’s decision to halt customer withdrawals.
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