SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Offers Suggestions for Bitcoin ETF Applicants

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U.S. attorney Kara Stein, commissioner of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), spoke with Bloomberg via satellite on Monday. They discussed several topics, including the current state of crypto regulation. Stein’s 5-year tenure is nearly at an end, as she’ll step down in December.  Though her responses about crypto were not entirely specific, they reflected the … Continue reading “SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Offers Suggestions for Bitcoin ETF Applicants”

SEC Commissioner Roisman Reviews Bitcoin ETFs

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We may be closer to Bitcoin ETF approval. The US SEC just published a memorandum from its meeting with VanEck and SolidX regarding the proposed Bitcoin exchange-traded-fund (ETF). One Step Closer to ETF Approval? In a recent meeting with the US SEC, SolidX and VanEck emphasized the importance of investor protection and support for public … Continue reading “SEC Commissioner Roisman Reviews Bitcoin ETFs”

“Crypto Mom” Hester Peirce Suggests SEC Embrace Cryptocurrencies

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Months ago, SEC Commissioner, Hester Peirce dissented from her colleagues after the US SEC denied several Bitcoin ETFs.  Now, she’s further clarifying her position on cryptocurrency, ETFs, and innovation. “Regulators need to hop out of their helicopters and onto the free range,” she says. At a fintech conference in San Francisco, the Commissioner — labeled … Continue reading ““Crypto Mom” Hester Peirce Suggests SEC Embrace Cryptocurrencies”