Browsing the "SEC" Tag

After Friday’s SEC Actions, Experts Say ICO Party ‘Is Truly Over’

| Nikhilesh De

Friday's charges against Airfox and Paragon Coin may hint at how the SEC will regulate ICOs going forward.

SEC Settles Securities Registration Charges Against 2 ICO Startups

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has settled charges with crypto startups Airfox and Paragon for securities law violations.

Erik Voorhees, Salt Lending Being Investigated by SEC, Report Says

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto loans startup Salt and former board member Erik Voorhees are under investigation by the SEC, The Wall Street Journal says.

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder Over ‘Unregistered Securities Exchange’

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has charged Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, with running an unregistered national securities exchange.

SEC Official Says ‘Plain English’ Guidance On ICOs Is Coming

| Nikhilesh De and Aaron Stanley

SEC Director of Corporation Finance William Hinman said the agency plans to release a "plain English" explanation of when a token sale is a security.

SEC Says It Shut Down More Than a Dozen Illegal ICOs in the Past Year

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. SEC's Division of Enforcement heavily expanded its work the companies offering ICOs this past fiscal year, it said Friday.

The Incoming Wave of ICO Regulation (Yes, It’s Coming)

| Alex Sunnarborg

The SEC has not forgotten or overlooked the ICO space, and a wave of regulatory action is coming, believes Alex Sunnarborg.

New SEC Commissioner Briefed on Bitcoin ETF in October Meeting

| Nikhilesh De

Representatives from VanEck, SolidX and the Cboe have met with the SEC's newest Commissioner, Elad Roisman, to discuss a bitcoin ETF proposal.

Public Company’s Crypto Claims Draw SEC Scrutiny, Trade Suspension

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has suspended trading in a company claiming to have registered an upcoming ICO with the regulator.

The SEC Is Setting Up a New Division to Talk to ICO Startups

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC's new FinHub is being launched with the aim of facilitating interactions with fintech startups, including ICO issuers.