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Report Suggests UNI Tokens Unlikely to be Considered as Securities

A new report by financial services firm Arca has delved into the possibility of Uniswap’s UNI token being treated as a security by regulators. In recent months Uniswap’s popularity and growth have exploded to the extent that it actually surpassed Coinbase for trading volume recently. Its total value locked currently stands just below $2 billion

A new report by financial services firm Arca has delved into the possibility of Uniswap’s UNI token being treated as a security by regulators. In recent months Uniswap’s popularity and growth have exploded to the extent that it actually surpassed Coinbase for trading volume recently. Its total value locked currently stands just below $2 billion

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Big Win for Bitcoin and Crypto as SEC Amends Definition of Accredited Investors

The SEC announces amendment to the Securities Law w.r.t. to the definition of “accredited and institutional investor.” The U.S. Governmental agency is looking to recognize the knowledge and expertise of individuals to freely participate in the financial markets. The new definition seeks to provide favourable treatment for “qualified and knowledgable” individuals in addition to the

The SEC announces amendment to the Securities Law w.r.t. to the definition of “accredited and institutional investor.” The U.S. Governmental agency is looking to recognize the knowledge and expertise of individuals to freely participate in the financial markets. The new definition seeks to provide favourable treatment for “qualified and knowledgable” individuals in addition to the

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Will Crypto Industry Flourish? Crypto Mom Once Again Elected As SEC Commissioner

Hester Peirce popularly known as the “Crypto Mom” just got elected as the Commissioner of the United States SEC, once again The crypto industry has been subject to scrutiny from authorities across the world. However, off-late, it seems as though the highest officials of different governments have began to understand the capabilities of the crypto-verse.

Hester Peirce popularly known as the “Crypto Mom” just got elected as the Commissioner of the United States SEC, once again The crypto industry has been subject to scrutiny from authorities across the world. However, off-late, it seems as though the highest officials of different governments have began to understand the capabilities of the crypto-verse.

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Grayscale Ethereum Trust Files Form 10 To Become SEC Reporting Company

After Grayscale Bitcoin Trust became an SEC reporting company back in January, the Grayscale Ethereum Trust followed the footsteps of the Bitcoin Trust and filed to become an SEC reporting company.  The United States Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] has been an essential part of the crypto ecosystem. Even though the crypto industry upholds decentralization

After Grayscale Bitcoin Trust became an SEC reporting company back in January, the Grayscale Ethereum Trust followed the footsteps of the Bitcoin Trust and filed to become an SEC reporting company.  The United States Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] has been an essential part of the crypto ecosystem. Even though the crypto industry upholds decentralization

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CZ Defends SEC’s Probe Into Binance Chain

The U.S. SEC has time and again tried to regulate the crypto-verse. This time, Binance Chain has fallen under the SEC’s radar as the regulator intends to monitor the transactions on the former’s blockchain.  SEC’s Latest Intervention The cryptocurrency industry has existed for more than a decade now. With time these assets crossed its nascent

The U.S. SEC has time and again tried to regulate the crypto-verse. This time, Binance Chain has fallen under the SEC’s radar as the regulator intends to monitor the transactions on the former’s blockchain.  SEC’s Latest Intervention The cryptocurrency industry has existed for more than a decade now. With time these assets crossed its nascent

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‘Crypto Is Here To Stay,’ Says SEC Commissioner Eyeing Another Term

The current Commissioner of SEC, Hester Peirce spoke about the importance of technological innovations as well as the need for a regulatory framework for crypto at a virtual nomination hearing.  Crypto To Be A Priority Cryptocurrencies have had quite a challenging journey in the monetary world. From not being recognized by anyone, to being labeled

The current Commissioner of SEC, Hester Peirce spoke about the importance of technological innovations as well as the need for a regulatory framework for crypto at a virtual nomination hearing.  Crypto To Be A Priority Cryptocurrencies have had quite a challenging journey in the monetary world. From not being recognized by anyone, to being labeled

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Coinbase Inc. in Preparation for a Stock Market Listing: Report

Coinbase Inc., one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges is reportedly readying a direct listing on the stock market, according to sources. An independent researcher, *Walter Bloomberg, tweeted about the news first. Reuters also published a similar report a while back, further confirming the reports. EXCLUSIVE-COINBASE INC KICKS OFF PREPARATIONS FOR A STOCK MARKET DEBUT-SOURCES

Coinbase Inc., one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges is reportedly readying a direct listing on the stock market, according to sources. An independent researcher, *Walter Bloomberg, tweeted about the news first. Reuters also published a similar report a while back, further confirming the reports. EXCLUSIVE-COINBASE INC KICKS OFF PREPARATIONS FOR A STOCK MARKET DEBUT-SOURCES

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Former CFTC Chairman Says Ripple [XRP] Is Not A Security

Christopher Giancarlo, the former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has published a detailed article at the International Financial Law Review on June 17, 2020, dubbed the Cryptocurrencies and US securities laws: beyond Bitcoin and ether, claiming that XRP, the native currency of the XRPL ledger, is a utility. Just like BTC and ETH, they don’t fall under

Christopher Giancarlo, the former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has published a detailed article at the International Financial Law Review on June 17, 2020, dubbed the Cryptocurrencies and US securities laws: beyond Bitcoin and ether, claiming that XRP, the native currency of the XRPL ledger, is a utility. Just like BTC and ETH, they don’t fall under

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Gemini co-founder Slams Trolls as Ripple(XRP) Security Question Lingers

Gemini lists among other coins Litecoin, BAT, Ethereum, and Bitcoin. Not XRP. One of the most liquid coins and the third in the market cap leader board. It rubs supporters the wrong way considering the way one supporter tagged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the two co-founders while complaining that the compliant

Gemini lists among other coins Litecoin, BAT, Ethereum, and Bitcoin. Not XRP. One of the most liquid coins and the third in the market cap leader board. It rubs supporters the wrong way considering the way one supporter tagged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the two co-founders while complaining that the compliant

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Telegram ‘Loses Big’ Against SEC on Cryptocurrency Case – Is Kik and Hedera Next?

In the hearing yesterday, U.S. District Judge, P. Kevin Castel issues an injunction against the distribution Telegrams’ Gram token [TON]. The judge also notes that SEC has shown ‘a likelihood of success’ in proving that SEC tokens might be ‘securities.’ Preston Byrne, partner at Anderson Kill law firm notes, SEC v. Telegram motion for preliminary injunction: Telegram

In the hearing yesterday, U.S. District Judge, P. Kevin Castel issues an injunction against the distribution Telegrams’ Gram token [TON]. The judge also notes that SEC has shown ‘a likelihood of success’ in proving that SEC tokens might be ‘securities.’ Preston Byrne, partner at Anderson Kill law firm notes, SEC v. Telegram motion for preliminary injunction: Telegram

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Court Rejects Ripple’s Appeal for Dismissal of Lawsuit, XRP Stays in Securities Crosshairs

  In the hearing of the appeal for dismissal of the lawsuit against Ripple, the District Judge in California has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs. Vladi Zakinov’s filled the consolidated class action lawsuit with Bradley Sostack identified as the lead plaintiff, last year in August 2019. The counsel for the plaintiff are James Taylor-Copeland and Oleg

  In the hearing of the appeal for dismissal of the lawsuit against Ripple, the District Judge in California has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs. Vladi Zakinov’s filled the consolidated class action lawsuit with Bradley Sostack identified as the lead plaintiff, last year in August 2019. The counsel for the plaintiff are James Taylor-Copeland and Oleg

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Bitcoin and Crypto Bulls must Prepares to Face Regulatory Challenges in the US

The crypto bulls have initiated a wave of gains in the crypto markets. Bitcoin’s positive break of the $10,000 mark seems to have revived the entire crypto space. The price of Bitcoin at 4: 30 hours UTC on 13th February is $10,413. Along with considerable gains in altcoins, the total market capitalization of crypto markets

The crypto bulls have initiated a wave of gains in the crypto markets. Bitcoin’s positive break of the $10,000 mark seems to have revived the entire crypto space. The price of Bitcoin at 4: 30 hours UTC on 13th February is $10,413. Along with considerable gains in altcoins, the total market capitalization of crypto markets

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Coinbase Adds Support for Binance IEO, Matic – A move due to SEC’s Warning?

Coinbase Exchange has begun addition of support for Binance’s first IEO, Matic Network. This morning, the exchange announces on Twitter, Coinbase Custody now supports deposits and withdrawals for $MATIC The next step eventually should be addition of trading at the retail and Coinbase Pro exchange. Binance and Coinbase are the leading spot exchange in the

Coinbase Exchange has begun addition of support for Binance’s first IEO, Matic Network. This morning, the exchange announces on Twitter, Coinbase Custody now supports deposits and withdrawals for $MATIC The next step eventually should be addition of trading at the retail and Coinbase Pro exchange. Binance and Coinbase are the leading spot exchange in the

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Telegram Racing Against April Deadline To Save Its $1.7 Billion ICO

The ongoing case between the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and Telegram and the GRAM tokens ICO sale, is facing yet another delay after the messaging app service requested for five to seven weeks to compile the documents needed by the SEC on their 770 investors in the token. According to reports from Inner City Press,

The ongoing case between the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and Telegram and the GRAM tokens ICO sale, is facing yet another delay after the messaging app service requested for five to seven weeks to compile the documents needed by the SEC on their 770 investors in the token. According to reports from Inner City Press,

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Bound by a Symmetrical Triangle, Breakout Can be in any Direction: Analyst

Bitcoin (BTC) prices are consolidating inside a symmetrical triangle. With uncertainty, a popular cryptocurrency trader and analyst is calling for caution and patience. Based purely on technical candlestick arrangement and patterns, the analyst asserts that depending on the breakout, accompanying trade volumes would determine the velocity and confidence of the newly defined trend direction. A

Bitcoin (BTC) prices are consolidating inside a symmetrical triangle. With uncertainty, a popular cryptocurrency trader and analyst is calling for caution and patience. Based purely on technical candlestick arrangement and patterns, the analyst asserts that depending on the breakout, accompanying trade volumes would determine the velocity and confidence of the newly defined trend direction. A

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Tassat Gears Up For Bitcoin Trade-at-Settlement Product

New York-based fintech provider Tassat in partnership with digital market maker Blockfills are all set to launch institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). As the Bitcoin spot matures, it is likely that other Bitcoin products also come to fruition and expand the crypto trading space. In another development, the United States

New York-based fintech provider Tassat in partnership with digital market maker Blockfills are all set to launch institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). As the Bitcoin spot matures, it is likely that other Bitcoin products also come to fruition and expand the crypto trading space. In another development, the United States

Facebook Officially Responds to US Congressional Committee’s Letter to Halt Libra Development
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Facebook Officially Responds to US Congressional Committee’s Letter to Halt Libra Development
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SEC to Regulate Facebook’s Crypto, Libra? Rep Introduces Bill for Stablecoins

On Tuesday, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas) presented a new bill before the Senate House Financial Services Committee to classify stablecoins under ‘securities.’ The bill, if passed, would extend to Facebook’s Libra as well. The House of Financial Services Committee under Chairwomen Maxine Waters hasn’t been kind to Facebook about Libra. According to lawmakers, the proposed project

On Tuesday, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas) presented a new bill before the Senate House Financial Services Committee to classify stablecoins under ‘securities.’ The bill, if passed, would extend to Facebook’s Libra as well. The House of Financial Services Committee under Chairwomen Maxine Waters hasn’t been kind to Facebook about Libra. According to lawmakers, the proposed project

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CFTC Chairman Optimistic on Launch of Ethereum Futures and other Crypto Derivatives

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert confirmed his belief at the DC Fintech Week that Ethereum futures are around the corner. In all probability, sometime between 6 months to a year (post-April 2020). According to an excerpt from the conversation by the fireside with reporters and crypto-enthusiasts, the chairman noted that, currently, CFTC only views Bitcoin and Ethereum

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert confirmed his belief at the DC Fintech Week that Ethereum futures are around the corner. In all probability, sometime between 6 months to a year (post-April 2020). According to an excerpt from the conversation by the fireside with reporters and crypto-enthusiasts, the chairman noted that, currently, CFTC only views Bitcoin and Ethereum

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Crypto Weekly: SEC Rejects Bitwise ETF Halts Telegram ICO, UNICEF Launches Crypto Fund

Key Highlights UNICEF Initiates Crypto Fund CFTC Could Approve Ethereum Derivatives Trading  Global Exchanges Urge FCA To Back Down On Its Proposed Ban On Crypto-Linked Derivates BitFinex and Tether Slapped With a Lawsuit Alleging Market Manipulation SEC Rejects Bitwise’s Bitcoin ETF Telegram’s $1.7 Billion ICO Halted by SEC UNICEF Announces Crypto Fund The United Nations’

Key Highlights UNICEF Initiates Crypto Fund CFTC Could Approve Ethereum Derivatives Trading  Global Exchanges Urge FCA To Back Down On Its Proposed Ban On Crypto-Linked Derivates BitFinex and Tether Slapped With a Lawsuit Alleging Market Manipulation SEC Rejects Bitwise’s Bitcoin ETF Telegram’s $1.7 Billion ICO Halted by SEC UNICEF Announces Crypto Fund The United Nations’

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Breaking - US's Top Regulators Investigating BitMEX Crypto Exchange
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CFTC, FinCEN, and SEC Issue Warnings to Crypto Firms on Regulatory Compliance

The Chairman of CFTC and SEC, along with FinCEN director issue a joint statement to firms engaging in digital assets to follow their guidelines. Emphasis was laid on obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering and countering terrorist funding through cryptocurrencies. Digital assets firm has often avoided following specific rules riding on the ambiguity

The Chairman of CFTC and SEC, along with FinCEN director issue a joint statement to firms engaging in digital assets to follow their guidelines. Emphasis was laid on obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering and countering terrorist funding through cryptocurrencies. Digital assets firm has often avoided following specific rules riding on the ambiguity