WonderFi Announces Appointment of Bill Koutsouras as Chairman of The Board of Directors

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 15, 2021 – WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF)(the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced the appointment of Bill Koutsouras as Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective November 15, 2021. “Bill has served as the Lead Independent Director of Galaxy Digital since its public listing in 2018, and as Chairman of […]

“XRP is Not a Security” Says Ex-CFTC Chairman, Now Paid by Ripple

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Chris Giancarlo, published an opinion on June 17 arguing that XRP does not fulfil the criteria to be considered a security according to the Howey Test. Giancarlo left the CFTC in April 2019, and he is no longer in charge of making such decisions. Perhaps even more questionably, […]

XRP Isn’t a Security, Says Ex-CFTC Chairman Who Is Working at Ripple

Chris Giancarlo, who as a CFTC chairman decreed that both Bitcoin and Ether were not securities, has argued the same for XRP. Chris Giancarlo, American attorney and former business executive who served as 13th chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission wrote recently in the International Financial Law Review that XRP, the cryptocurrency formally […]

CFTC Chairman Cautions Against ‘Overly Prescriptive Rules’ for Crypto

In a framework published in the Harvard Business Law Review on June 15, Heath Tarbert, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, broadly advocated financial regulation based on broader principles rather than specific rules. The argument for principles The argument for principles is that the approach entails less red tape and, ideally, encourages innovation. Tarbert […]