SEC Commissioner Peirce, Bitcoin 2022 and more – Cointelegraph Magazine

In life, there are times when things are going well in your business affairs but not your personal ones. Other times, the things you are doing and enjoying in your personal life are great but your professional or business matters are suffering. Sometimes, you also don’t realize or understand that the good times you are […]

GBTC premium nears 2022 high as SEC faces call to approve Bitcoin ETF ‘people really want’

Things are looking up for the United States’ largest institutional Bitcoin (BTC) product by asset holdings as pressure mounts on regulators. Data from on-chain monitoring resource Coinglass confirms that as of April 21, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is rebounding toward 2022 highs. Grayscale CEO: “‘If’ not ‘when’” for U.S. Bitcoin spot ETF After a […]

Simplify files with SEC for Bitcoin Strategy Risk-Managed Income ETF

Asset manager Simplify has filed a registration statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to list shares of an exchange-traded fund linked to Bitcoin futures, Treasury securities, and options. In a Wednesday filing, Simplify applied with the SEC for an investment vehicle based on a Bitcoin (BTC) futures strategy, an income strategy, and […]

Congressmen tell SEC redefining long-standing concepts would be bad for digital ecosystem

Ranking member of the United States House Financial Services Committee Patrick McHenry and ranking member of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Bill Huizenga sent a letter Monday to Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler to express their concerns about proposed SEC amendments to the Exchange Act of 1934 that would […]

Crypto Proponents Fear SEC 'Backdoor' Regulations on Exchanges, Dealers

Lawyers and lobbyist for the cryptocurrency industry have raised objections to Securities and Exchange Commission proposals that could formally expand crypto oversight. The comment deadline arrived Monday for the first of those rule that amplifies the scope of how the agency defines exchanges. Source link

Epic Games raises $2B for Metaverse, Mastercard scales NFT plans and Ripple scores big win against SEC: Hodler’s Digest, April 10-16

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Mastercard files 15 metaverse and NFT related trademarks Multinational payments […]

Coin Center takes aim at ‘unconstitutional’ SEC redefinition of an ‘exchange’

Nonprofit blockchain advocacy group Coin Center has called the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed redefinition of an “exchange” an “unconstitutional overreach.” The lobby group made the comments in a written response to the SEC’s March 18 Amendments Regarding the Definition of “Exchange”, which details changing the meaning of “exchange” from a “system that brings […]

SEC case is going ‘much better than I hoped’

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is increasingly optimistic that the long-running case with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will deliver a positive result for the blockchain-based global payments company.  Speaking on the main stage at Paris Blockchain Week on Thursday, Garlinghouse told attendees of the fireside chat that Ripple’s defense in the ongoing case was […]

Ripple scores ‘a very big win’ in SEC case

Ripple Labs has struck a blow against the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) case after the presiding judge made a ruling that one Ripple community lawyer calls “a very big win for Ripple.” The SEC filed suit in 2020 against Ripple and executives Brad Garlinghouse and Christian Larsen for selling unregistered securities. Presiding Judge Sarah […]

BlockFi settles with the SEC, Russia’s CBDC trials begin and Cointelegraph releases its 2022 top-100 list: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 13-19

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week $1T opportunity: JPMorgan becomes first major bank in the metaverse […]