Tag: Securities and Exchange Commission

  • Regulation

    Ex-CFTC Chair: Regulation Creates Confidence Needed for Broad Crypto Adoption

    The former chairman of the CFTC believes that the U.S. government policy makers need to take a technology neutral stance on blockchain, but says that regulation is necessary on its application to protect investors and help crypto reach widespread adoption. Gary Gensler Speaks on Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Future...

    Tony Spilotro | October 17, 2018 | 6:00 am
  • Trump

    Donald Trump’s US Government to Focus More On Crypto-Related Fraud

    A new task force created by Donald Trump seeks to further investigate “cyber fraud” and “digital currency fraud,” as per an executive order from the U.S. President and his administration. Trump Looking at Crypto The announcement, made today, looks to place digital currencies amongst more traditional crimes like...

    newsbtc | July 11, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • Uphold

    Digital Payment Platform Uphold Inks Deal to Acquire New York Broker-Dealer

    Uphold, a cloud-based financial services platform, has inked a deal to acquire New York-based broker-dealer JNK Securities Corp., in the latest move by a crypto platform to move itself towards traditional markets. The deal, if approved, will give JNK clients access to crypto trading, potentially bringing new institutional...

    newsbtc | June 27, 2018 | 11:15 pm
  • CFTC

    ‘My Big Coin’ in Court This Week as CFTC Tries to Combat Crypto Fraud

    The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has the authority to combat potential fraud associated with the coin and others.  Jurisdiction of U.S. Regulators In...

    newsbtc | June 14, 2018 | 4:04 am
  • Bitcoin

    Embracing Regulation Is Good for Bitcoin, Analyst Says

    Bitcoin is treading water since testing the $6,000 level for ground in early February 2018. The previous bullish momentum was capable of printing its all-time high near $20,000, but many questions have arisen since then, particularly in regard to regulatory grey areas. Adoption and compliance to governments regulation...

    Ricardo Esteves | June 8, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Securities

    SEC Chair Clarifies Agency’s Position on Securities, ICOs

    The head of the SEC has clarified how his agency defines what is or is not a security, saying that the tokens used in initial coin offerings (ICOs) are securities, whereas coins like Bitcoin are not. SEC Clarifies Position on Securities, ICOs Jay Clayton, the head of the...

    newsbtc | June 7, 2018 | 1:30 am
  • brazil crypto

    Brazil Has Gone Crypto Crazy, Investor Numbers Surge

    Brazil, at country that boasts the largest economy in South America, is becoming increasing interested in cryptocurrencies and associated blockchain technology, with the public, the government, and the education system all hopping on the bandwagon. Brazilians Hyped-up About Crypto In 2016, Brazilians moved $160 million in and out...

    newsbtc | May 31, 2018 | 2:00 am

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