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Tag: SEC

January 1, 2019

Bitcoin ETF In 2019: Would Approval Significantly Change The Crypto Market And Trigger Mass Adoption?

2018 was a year in which the crypto market matured despite the fact that it was embraced for the most part by a bearish trend. Towards the end of the year, the market also fell the hardest, but this did not stop the companies behind the most important cryptos follow their plans and moving on … Continue reading “Bitcoin ETF In 2019: Would Approval Significantly Change The Crypto Market And Trigger Mass Adoption?”

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December 7, 2018

SEC Pushed The Deadline For The Decision On VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Once More

The SEC extended the rule change proposal that would be allowing the nation’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) once more. They pushed the decision deadline to 2019. The review period gets extended again, but for the last time The securities regulators have published a notice online, and it was explaining that it was extending the … Continue reading “SEC Pushed The Deadline For The Decision On VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Once More”

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November 15, 2018

Ohio Congressman Warren Davidson Highly Supports Crypto – He Reportedly Wants The SEC Jurisdiction Away From The Industry

Bitcoiner Jared Polis left the Congress for the Colorado Governor’s Mansion and Washington, DC may be feeling a lack of support for the crypto industry. All agencies and employees of the federal government eventually have to answer to Congress. Warren Davidson is all for crypto But Ohio Rep. Warren Davidson a Republican from the 8th … Continue reading “Ohio Congressman Warren Davidson Highly Supports Crypto – He Reportedly Wants The SEC Jurisdiction Away From The Industry”

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October 19, 2018

The U.S. SEC Adds Legitimacy To The Crypto Space; Launches The Strategic Hub For Innovation And Financial Technology

It seems that the U.S. government might be slowly getting on board with the whole crypto idea. They are integrating crypto and the financial technology into their regulatory system, this way, adding more legitimacy and also support to the cryptosphere. The U.S. SEC launches FinHub The U.S. SEC just announced that they are launching the … Continue reading “The U.S. SEC Adds Legitimacy To The Crypto Space; Launches The Strategic Hub For Innovation And Financial Technology”

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October 6, 2018

The SEC Released A Report For “Rule Change” Regrading The Approval Of A Bitcoin ETF

Bitcoin ETFs are addressed again. The SEC released a document this week where it discussed the proposed rule change submitted by Cboe BZX Exchange Inc. at the beginning of the year. The rule change was proposed in order to enable the trading of GraniteShares Bitcoin ETF which was put forth in 2018 and then rejected … Continue reading “The SEC Released A Report For “Rule Change” Regrading The Approval Of A Bitcoin ETF”

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September 21, 2018

VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETFs Delayed – U.S. SEC Sets New Deadline For Its Decision, Invites More Feedback

It seems that the SEC is still keeping us in suspense. The waiting for an exchange-traded fund that invests in Bitcoin is not over, as the SEC is seeking more comments on the listing request. The SEC expects more feedback Despite the proposal to list an ETF from Van Eck Securities Corp. and SolidX Management, … Continue reading “VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETFs Delayed – U.S. SEC Sets New Deadline For Its Decision, Invites More Feedback”

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July 30, 2018

VanEck Addresses SEC’s Bitcoin ETF Concerns Regarding Valuation, Liquidity, Custody, Arbitrage Trading, And Risks

Money management company VanEck has responded to the SEC’s concerns over Bitcoin exchange-traded funds aka Bitcoin ETF in a letter to the regulator made public on the agency’s website. The letter is addressed to Dalia Blass, the director of the SEC’s division of investment management and it discusses some concerns that the SEC has regarding … Continue reading “VanEck Addresses SEC’s Bitcoin ETF Concerns Regarding Valuation, Liquidity, Custody, Arbitrage Trading, And Risks”

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July 28, 2018

SEC Rejects Bitcoin ETF – Commissioner Expresses Huge Disappointment

The US Securities and Exchange Commission officially rejected the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application that was filed by the Winklevoss twins. The SEC cited lack of measures in the ETF to prevent price manipulation. “The Commission addresses each of these arguments below. In Section III.B, the Commission addresses BZX’s assertion that bitcoin and bitcoin markets, … Continue reading “SEC Rejects Bitcoin ETF – Commissioner Expresses Huge Disappointment”

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May 19, 2018

William Mougayar Criticizes SEC and Believes that ETH will Surpass BTC

William Mougayar, advisor to the Ethereum foundation and expert writer on blockchain related subjects has something important to say about the legal adoption of cryptocurrencies. He believes that one of the main issues regarding mass legal adoption is the fact that authorities don’t quite understand them. SEC is trying to keep up with crypto development … Continue reading “William Mougayar Criticizes SEC and Believes that ETH will Surpass BTC”

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May 7, 2018

Foreign Cryptocurrency Issuers Must Beware of U.S. Securities Advertising Restrictions

Feeling increased legal scrutiny from U.S. regulators, many token issuers have looked to sell tokens outside the U.S. in markets with less stringent regulation. Often, these issuers block U.S. investors from purchasing the token, but they still advertise the token sales in U.S. publications. These token issuers may be unaware that U.S. securities regulations impose … Continue reading “Foreign Cryptocurrency Issuers Must Beware of U.S. Securities Advertising Restrictions”

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