Browsing the "SEC" Tag

Is the Window Closing on US Blockchain Leadership?

| William Mougayar

The U.S. should apply a "do no harm" approach and take a lead role on blockchain regulation, says William Mougayar.

Crypto Mom’s Crusade: Inside the SEC, Hester Peirce Is Putting Up a Fight

| Christine Kim

Having worked over a decade in government before joining the SEC, commissioner Hester Peirce is well-versed in both rule-making and securities law.

Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities

| Nikhilesh De

Regulated token trader Templum has petitioned the SEC seeking clarification on the status of post-trade activities conducted over blockchains.

SEC’s Crypto Czar Signals Some Flexibility on Token Offerings

| Nikhilesh De

No-action letters may be a way forward for crypto startups hoping to avoid securities classifications.

ICOs Are ‘Effective Way’ to Raise Capital If Rules Are Followed: SEC Chairman

| Yogita Khatri

SEC chairman Jay Clayton has said that ICOs can be an "effective way" to raise capital, but securities laws must be followed.

SEC Fines Crypto Fund $50K and Issues Cease-and-Desist

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist order against CoinAlpha after it offered unregistered securities.

SEC Again Delays Decision on VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has postponed its decision deadline on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF to February 2019.

Bitcoin ETF Seekers Met With SEC Monday In Latest Pitch for Approval

| Nikhilesh De

VanEck, SolidX and Cboe met with SEC staff on Monday to demonstrate how the bitcoin market is ready for an ETF.

SEC Fines Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled for ICO Promotions

| Nikhilesh De

Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settled charges with the SEC, which said they promoted ICOs without disclosing payments from token issuers.

US Judge Denies SEC Push for Injunction Against Crypto Startup

| Nikhilesh De

A US District Judge ruled that the SEC has not yet provided sufficient evidence that Blockvest broke securities laws.