The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has asked SEC staff to collaborate with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to develop a new plan to regulate cryptocurrency trading platforms. SEC Wants to Work With CFTC on Regulating Crypto Exchanges The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), […]

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has listed crypto assets as an examination priority for market participants this year. “In this time of heightened market volatility, our priorities are tailored to focus on emerging issues, such as crypto assets,” said an official with the SEC Division of Examinations. Crypto Assets Among SEC Examination Priorities The […]

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A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase alleging that the platform lets customers trade 79 cryptocurrencies that are unregistered securities, including XRP, dogecoin (DOGE), and shiba inu (SHIB). Lawsuit Claims Coinbase Sold 79 Unregistered Crypto Securities to Customers A class-action lawsuit was filed last week against Coinbase Global Inc., Coinbase […]

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Eight U.S. lawmakers have sent a letter to the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding how the agency collects information from crypto companies. According to the crypto community, the SEC’s “requests” for information “are overburdensome, don’t feel particularly voluntary, and are stifling innovation.” US Lawmakers Want Answers From SEC U.S. Representatives […]

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged cryptocurrency lending platform Blockfi in a first-of-its-kind action. The crypto lender has agreed to pay $100 million to settle the charges and pursue necessary registrations. SEC Charges Crypto Lending Platform Blockfi The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Monday that crypto lending platform Blockfi has […]

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The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, says the securities regulator is working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on crypto regulation. In addition, he said the SEC is “trying to work with various crypto platforms, exchanges, lending platforms” to ensure investor protection. SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Crypto […]

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