Browsing the "SEC" Tag

SEC Sues Alleged $26 Million ‘Crypto’ Ponzi Scheme Operator

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has accused Daniel Pacheco of running a $26 million Ponzi scheme disguised as a cryptocurrency.

SEC Moves to Halt Diamond-Linked Crypto ‘Ponzi Scheme,’ Freeze Assets

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken action over what it alleges is a $30 million crypto scam based on supposed diamond investment.

SEC Delays Decision on VanEck/SolidX Filing in Latest Bitcoin ETF Setback

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has again delayed a decision on a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal.

SEC Uncertainty Looms Over Token Summit – Again

| Brady Dale

Most at Token Summit 2019 seemed to agree: U.S. regulators need to decide what to do about tokens, whatever the decision may be.

SEC Negotiations Have Cost Kik $5 Million, Says CEO

| Nikhilesh De

Kik's CEO says the company has spent more than $5 million talking to the SEC about whether its kin ICO was an unregistered securities sale.

SEC Slaps Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott, Firm With Fines Over Securities Violations

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. securities regulator has settled with blockchain author Alex Tapscott and his investment firm NextBlock Global over securities violations.

SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval

| Nikhilesh De

A filing from the SEC Tuesday did not advance one of several bitcoin ETF proposals currently waiting for regulatory sign-off.

SEC’s Crypto Czar Says Exchanges That List IEOs May Face Legal Risks

| Anna Baydakova and Marc Hochstein

Certain initial exchange offerings (IEOs) may be breaking U.S. securities laws, an SEC official said.

A New Crypto ETF Has Just Been Filed With the U.S. SEC

| Daniel Palmer

A prospectus for a new bitcoin and ether-based exchange-traded fund has just been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC Commissioner Fears ‘Heel-Dragging’ Will Stifle Crypto Innovation

| John Biggs

SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce is worried that the regulators are moving too slowly for the crypto ecosystem.