#SEC

SEC’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology to Guide Crypto Startups

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub), a new division with the goal of making it simpler for fintech and blockchain startups to navigate the legal implications of their products.

1Broker Crypto Platform Hit With SEC, CFTC Charges, Claims Funds are Safe

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) along with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are suing a Marshall Islands-based securities dealer 1Broker for allegedly violating federal law through a Bitcoin-based security swap scheme.

SEC Delays Van Eck-Solid X Bitcoin ETF Decision, Wants More Comments

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again delayed its decision on VanEck/Solid X backed exchange-traded fund (ETF).

SEC Suspends Trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Exchange-Traded Product

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an “Order of Suspension of Trading” for Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (“CETHF”) issued by Swedish company XBT Provider AB.

SEC to Review Latest Decision to Reject Nine Bitcoin ETF Applications

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday, August 23, it will review a decision by its staff to block nine Bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from coming to market.

SEC Rejects ProShares and Seven Other Bitcoin ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has again disapproved several proposals for a Bitcoin ETF. The latest rejection involves two ETFs filed by ProShares that would track Bitcoin futures contracts, another from GraniteShares, and five leveraged and inverse ETFs from Direxion.

Thursday Deadline Looms for SEC Ruling on ProShares Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. SEC’s final deadline to approve or deny the two ProShares Bitcoin ETFs is on 23 August 2018, and unlike the regulator’s earlier decision to delay a ruling for the Cboe’s VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF, this rule change proposal – filed by ProShares in conjunction with NYSE Arca – cannot be postponed any further.

Market a Sea of Red Following U.S. SEC Decision to Postpone VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Ruling

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed a decision on a proposed CBOE BZX Exchange Bitcoin ETF powered by investment firm VanEck and financial services company SolidX, throwing the crypto market into a sea of red.

Bitcoin Price Drops Under $8,000 as SEC Again Rejects Winklevoss Brothers Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the second time disapproved a Bats BZX Exchange application to list the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, causing the bitcoin price to drop by more than 3.5% to below $8,000.

Coinbase Deny Need For SEC Approval to Acquire Broker-Dealer Firms

Coinbase on Tuesday rejected a report by Bloomberg that claimed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had given the company the go-ahead to finalize the acquisition of three companies: Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate Marketplace Inc., and Digital Wealth LLC.

Coinbase Gets Regulatory Approval to List Coins Deemed Securities

Leading cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to list digital coins considered to be securities, Bloomberg reported Monday, July 16.

CBOE Files New Bitcoin ETF Application with SEC

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has received an application for a Bitcoin ETF license from CBOE Global Markets, which would bring the ability to invest in Bitcoin to an even greater institutional investor base.