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US Congressman Proposes Safe Harbor for Digital Tokens in New Bill

United States Congressman, Patrick McHenry from North Carolina has put forth a bill that seeks to provide safe harbor for digital tokens and their issuance to aid the growth of financial innovation in the country. The bill whose act may be cited as the ‘‘Clarity for Digital Tokens Act of 2021’’ seeks to amend the

United States Congressman, Patrick McHenry from North Carolina has put forth a bill that seeks to provide safe harbor for digital tokens and their issuance to aid the growth of financial innovation in the country. The bill whose act may be cited as the ‘‘Clarity for Digital Tokens Act of 2021’’ seeks to amend the

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Just In: CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz Named the New SEC General Counsel

Dan Berkovitz, one of the commissioners serving with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been named as the incoming General Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the latest press release published by the SEC, Berkovitz’s term will commence on November 1, and he will succeed John Coates in

Dan Berkovitz, one of the commissioners serving with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been named as the incoming General Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the latest press release published by the SEC, Berkovitz’s term will commence on November 1, and he will succeed John Coates in

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Ripple CEO Reveals the “Only” Condition Under Which They Would Settle With SEC

The Ripple vs SEC lawsuit is nearing an end and with settlement speculations still quite high, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse cleared the only condition that would make them settle with the SEC. Garlinghouse appeared on the Fox network to talk about the need for clarity on Security laws from the SEC and also made it

The Ripple vs SEC lawsuit is nearing an end and with settlement speculations still quite high, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse cleared the only condition that would make them settle with the SEC. Garlinghouse appeared on the Fox network to talk about the need for clarity on Security laws from the SEC and also made it

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Gary Gensler Could Prove to be a Bigger Disaster For Crypto Than Jay Clayton, Here’s Why

Gary Gensler, the current SEC chief recently gave an interview to Washington Post to talk about cryptocurrencies and regulations. He reiterated his earlier stance on the need for strict investor protection regulations and suggested he is here to clean the crypto market before it “spills.” The security debate has also turned quite controversial given the

Gary Gensler, the current SEC chief recently gave an interview to Washington Post to talk about cryptocurrencies and regulations. He reiterated his earlier stance on the need for strict investor protection regulations and suggested he is here to clean the crypto market before it “spills.” The security debate has also turned quite controversial given the

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See What SEC Chair Gary Gensler Compared Stablecoins With

Gary Gensler, the Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has compared stablecoins to the Wild West noting the digital currencies are acting like Poker Chips at the Casino. Speaking in an interview with the Washington Post, Gensler highlighted the impact of digital currencies in pushing new frontiers for the ongoing financial

Gary Gensler, the Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has compared stablecoins to the Wild West noting the digital currencies are acting like Poker Chips at the Casino. Speaking in an interview with the Washington Post, Gensler highlighted the impact of digital currencies in pushing new frontiers for the ongoing financial

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Takes a Jibe at Crypto Ecosystem’s Unpredictable Gas Fees

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), known for her skepticism of the digital currency ecosystem has taken new jibes at the cryptocurrency industry, citing a number of inconsistencies that make the nascent digital trading world unhealthy for the average investor. Speaking in a Tuesday hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs with Securities

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), known for her skepticism of the digital currency ecosystem has taken new jibes at the cryptocurrency industry, citing a number of inconsistencies that make the nascent digital trading world unhealthy for the average investor. Speaking in a Tuesday hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs with Securities

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Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest to Buy Canadian Bitcoin ETFs

Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest has filed to change the allowance in its prospectus to permit one of its funds, the ARK Next Generation Internet ETF (ticker ARKW), to gain exposure to digital currencies through “exchange-traded funds domiciled in Canada.” This move marks a whole new opportunity being sought by Ark Invest to bolster its cryptocurrency

Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest has filed to change the allowance in its prospectus to permit one of its funds, the ARK Next Generation Internet ETF (ticker ARKW), to gain exposure to digital currencies through “exchange-traded funds domiciled in Canada.” This move marks a whole new opportunity being sought by Ark Invest to bolster its cryptocurrency

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Breaking: US SEC is Reportedly Investigating Uniswap Labs

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly investigating Uniswap Labs, the company behind the popular Decentralized Exchange (DEX) protocol Uniswap. As per a report in the Wall Street Journal, people familiar with the matter revealed that the SEC is looking into user history and how the platform is being used by investors. The

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly investigating Uniswap Labs, the company behind the popular Decentralized Exchange (DEX) protocol Uniswap. As per a report in the Wall Street Journal, people familiar with the matter revealed that the SEC is looking into user history and how the platform is being used by investors. The

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Breaking: SEC Signs $625K Contract With Analytic Firm to Investigate Defi Market

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken a major step towards regulating the Defi market, just days after SEC chair Gary Gensler said the decentralized finance markets are something they are looking into. SEC has on-boarded blockchain analytic firm AnChain.AI to help the regulatory body regulated the Defi market. The firm revealed that

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken a major step towards regulating the Defi market, just days after SEC chair Gary Gensler said the decentralized finance markets are something they are looking into. SEC has on-boarded blockchain analytic firm AnChain.AI to help the regulatory body regulated the Defi market. The firm revealed that

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Crypto Friendly CFTC Commission Brian Quintenz Set to Leave the Agency

Brian Quintenz, one of the Republicans currently serving as a Commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has unveiled his plans to leave the agency by the end of the month. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Quintenz said in an interview that he will leave the agency by Aug 31,

Brian Quintenz, one of the Republicans currently serving as a Commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has unveiled his plans to leave the agency by the end of the month. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Quintenz said in an interview that he will leave the agency by Aug 31,

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Coinbase Gathers $4B Ahead of Possible Regulatory Tightening

Coinbase Global Inc. is preparing vigorously to face regulatory scrutiny from the Gary Gensler lead SEC. The publicly-traded company revealed Wednesday that it has managed to amass $4 billion in cash reserves as part of an effort to keep things running smoothly and streamline its services for consumers around the world. A recent surge in

Coinbase Global Inc. is preparing vigorously to face regulatory scrutiny from the Gary Gensler lead SEC. The publicly-traded company revealed Wednesday that it has managed to amass $4 billion in cash reserves as part of an effort to keep things running smoothly and streamline its services for consumers around the world. A recent surge in

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Jump Trading Group Plans To Execute Retail Equity Orders

Jump Trading Group, one of the world’s biggest proprietary trading firms, has declared to start a unit for the execution of individual investor stock orders, a business that has proved immensely profitable for electronic traders after the meme-stock mania ignited an outbreak in U.S. retail volumes. According to the Wall Street Journal report, Executives at

Jump Trading Group, one of the world’s biggest proprietary trading firms, has declared to start a unit for the execution of individual investor stock orders, a business that has proved immensely profitable for electronic traders after the meme-stock mania ignited an outbreak in U.S. retail volumes. According to the Wall Street Journal report, Executives at

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XRP Lawsuit: Ripple gets extension for Slack data dispute

Judge Netburn has granted Ripple’s two business days extension plea regarding the Slack communication dispute with SEC in the ongoing XRP lawsuit. Ripple’s counsel had sent a letter to the judge requesting an extension till Monday, August 16, 2021, to respond to the SEC’s emergency motion against its internal communication data on the Slack messaging

Judge Netburn has granted Ripple’s two business days extension plea regarding the Slack communication dispute with SEC in the ongoing XRP lawsuit. Ripple’s counsel had sent a letter to the judge requesting an extension till Monday, August 16, 2021, to respond to the SEC’s emergency motion against its internal communication data on the Slack messaging

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XRP Lawsuit: Ripple requests extension after SEC’s emergency motion

In the latest development in the XRP lawsuit, Ripple has sent a letter to judge Netburn requesting an extension of two additional working days, i.e., till Monday, August 16, 2021, to respond to the SEC’s emergency motion about the Slack communications discovery dispute. #XRPCommunity #SECGov v. #Ripple #XRP Ripple files request for extension of time,

In the latest development in the XRP lawsuit, Ripple has sent a letter to judge Netburn requesting an extension of two additional working days, i.e., till Monday, August 16, 2021, to respond to the SEC’s emergency motion about the Slack communications discovery dispute. #XRPCommunity #SECGov v. #Ripple #XRP Ripple files request for extension of time,

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Circle Envisions Becoming a Digital Currency Bank In the U.S.

Blockchain payments infrastructure service provider, Circle has unveiled its vision to become a national digital currency bank in the United States. According to the press release issued by the firm, it has the aim to transform itself into a full-reserve Federal commercial bank, which would operate under the management of U.S. Federal Reserves and other

Blockchain payments infrastructure service provider, Circle has unveiled its vision to become a national digital currency bank in the United States. According to the press release issued by the firm, it has the aim to transform itself into a full-reserve Federal commercial bank, which would operate under the management of U.S. Federal Reserves and other

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Breaking: SEC Hits Poloniex With $10M Fine For Violating Securities Laws

After falling under severe clampdown by the SEC, the Boston-based crypto exchange Poloniex is reported to resolve the case by paying over $10 Million as settlement charges to the regulator. According to a press release made by the United States SEC on August 9, the crypto exchange Poloniex has breached investor protection laws by not

After falling under severe clampdown by the SEC, the Boston-based crypto exchange Poloniex is reported to resolve the case by paying over $10 Million as settlement charges to the regulator. According to a press release made by the United States SEC on August 9, the crypto exchange Poloniex has breached investor protection laws by not

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US SEC files first lawsuit against a Defi Project for $30 Million Fraud

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged two Florida men, Gregory Keough, Derek Acree, and their Cayman Island company, Blockchain Credit Partners against unregistered offerings and sales of over $30 million through the Defi system and smart contracts. Additionally, the respondents are also accused of misleading investors concerning the operations and profitability of

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged two Florida men, Gregory Keough, Derek Acree, and their Cayman Island company, Blockchain Credit Partners against unregistered offerings and sales of over $30 million through the Defi system and smart contracts. Additionally, the respondents are also accused of misleading investors concerning the operations and profitability of

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SEC Chief Gensler Demands Additional Powers From Congress To Fully Regulate Crypto

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said Tuesday that the Commission will regulate the crypto marketplace to its best extent. The chief regulator demanded additional resources from Congress to oversee and fill up the voids prevailing in the crypto market. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chief Gary Gensler called the crypto marketplace ‘full of

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said Tuesday that the Commission will regulate the crypto marketplace to its best extent. The chief regulator demanded additional resources from Congress to oversee and fill up the voids prevailing in the crypto market. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chief Gary Gensler called the crypto marketplace ‘full of

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Ripple vs SEC: Brad Garlinghouse’s Counsel File Motion to Obtain Binance Documents

A recent development in the XRP lawsuit saw Defendant Bradley Garlinghouse submit a Letter of Request to the court, appealing to obtain Binance Holdings Limited documents from the Cayman Island authorities that are “relevant to the case and unobtainable through other means”. Hague Convention The plea is filed under the Hague Convention of 18 March

A recent development in the XRP lawsuit saw Defendant Bradley Garlinghouse submit a Letter of Request to the court, appealing to obtain Binance Holdings Limited documents from the Cayman Island authorities that are “relevant to the case and unobtainable through other means”. Hague Convention The plea is filed under the Hague Convention of 18 March

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SEC Chief says he is intrigued by crypto, but can’t overlook investor protection

The Security and Exchange Commission in the US has maintained that it would work towards greater investor protection plans in the coming days. Gary Gensler during an interview with Bloomberg revealed that his deep interest in the subject won’t come in the way of necessary regulatory oversight. Gensler was expected to have a crypto-friendly approach

The Security and Exchange Commission in the US has maintained that it would work towards greater investor protection plans in the coming days. Gary Gensler during an interview with Bloomberg revealed that his deep interest in the subject won’t come in the way of necessary regulatory oversight. Gensler was expected to have a crypto-friendly approach