Browsing the "Securities and Exchange Commission" Tag

SEC Chair Clayton: Bitcoin Needs ‘Better Regulation’ Before Major Exchange Listing

| William Foxley

Better regulation is needed around bitcoin markets before they can be traded on major exchanges, the head of the SEC said on Thursday.

SEC Chair Clayton: Would-Be Bitcoin ETFs Have ‘Work Left to Be Done’

| William Foxley

There is “work left to be done” to address the SEC's concerns about bitcoin ETFs, its chairman said weeks before the deadline to approve or…

SEC Settles With ICO Service Over Undisclosed Payments for Reviews

| William Foxley

ICORating agreed to pay $106,998 in interest and a civil penalty of $162,000 without commenting on the SEC's findings.

SEC Issues First ‘No-Action’ Letter Clearing ICO to Sell Tokens in US

| Brady Dale

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a "no-action" letter to TurnKey Jet, Inc., agreeing that tokens used by the startup are…

SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come

| Brady Dale

The SEC's crypto czar spoke at SXSW, advising blockchain entrepreneurs to engage with regulators early and often.

6 Big Takeaways from SEC Chair Clayton’s Crypto Remarks

| Brady Dale and Zack Seward

Following SEC Chairman Jay Clayton's fireside chat at Consensus: Invest, we invited three crypto law experts to unpack what was said.

WATCH: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s Full Consensus: Invest Interview

| Zack Seward

Clayton spoke Tuesday at the CoinDesk-organized event. Here's the full video of his fireside chat.

There Is No ‘Bitcoin’: What the SEC Doesn’t Get About Cryptocurrency

| Edan Yago

The SEC would like to establish jurisdiction over crypto assets but this is only appropriate where there are legally enforceable contracts between…

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Expect the SEC to Target More Token Exchanges After EtherDelta

| Leigh Cuen and Nikhilesh De

The SEC's settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto token exchanges.

Digital Assets Don’t Change Reporting Needs, SEC’s Top Accountant Says

| Stan Higgins

The arrival of cryptos doesn't alter the need to maintain proper accounting records, the SEC's Wesley Bricker said Monday.