The U.S. should apply a "do no harm" approach and take a lead role on blockchain regulation, says William Mougayar.
Having worked over a decade in government before joining the SEC, commissioner Hester Peirce is well-versed in both rule-making and securities law.
Regulated token trader Templum has petitioned the SEC seeking clarification on the status of post-trade activities conducted over blockchains.
No-action letters may be a way forward for crypto startups hoping to avoid securities classifications.
SEC chairman Jay Clayton has said that ICOs can be an "effective way" to raise capital, but securities laws must be followed.
The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist order against CoinAlpha after it offered unregistered securities.
The SEC has postponed its decision deadline on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF to February 2019.
VanEck, SolidX and Cboe met with SEC staff on Monday to demonstrate how the bitcoin market is ready for an ETF.
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settled charges with the SEC, which said they promoted ICOs without disclosing payments from token issuers.
A US District Judge ruled that the SEC has not yet provided sufficient evidence that Blockvest broke securities laws.