Tag: Commissioner

”Decentralized Networks a Powerful Phenomenon” – Why the SEC Commissioner Proposes Time-Limited Grace Period for Tokens

”Decentralized Networks a Powerful Phenomenon” – Why the SEC Commissioner Proposes Time-Limited Grace Period for Tokens U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester Peirce has formally proposed a grace period of three years for tokens. Project developers would be exempt from the federal securities laws during that time, provided […]

OSC Commissioner Debunks Arguments Against Bitcoin, Green-Lights Bitcoin Fund

OSC Commissioner Debunks Arguments Against Bitcoin, Green-Lights Bitcoin Fund A commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has debunked the arguments against bitcoin used to deny the public offering of The Bitcoin Fund. Among others, the commissioner rules that bitcoin is neither illiquid nor more susceptible to manipulation than other […]

SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement Flurry

SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement Flurry The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regularly draws the ire of crypto proponents who are frustrated at its failure to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Despite this, some have warmed to the agency’s opinionated commissioner Hester Peirce, who has […]

SEC Commissioner Says Time Is Right for Bitcoin ETFs — 3 Funds Pending

SEC Commissioner Says Time Is Right for Bitcoin ETFs — 3 Funds Pending The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is currently reviewing three bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), one of which was filed last week to track the prices of two cryptocurrencies. An SEC commissioner said at the Consensus conference […]

SEC Commissioner Suggests Excessive Crypto Regulation Hurts Growth

SEC Commissioner Suggests Excessive Crypto Regulation Hurts Growth A commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that the official regulation of cryptocurrencies could actually stunt the technology’s development. Hester Peirce’s comments come at a time when the SEC has been accused of acting contrarily and gives […]

Texas Securities Commissioner Issues Cease and Desist Order to Crypto Investment Firm

Texas Securities Commissioner Issues Cease and Desist Order to Crypto Investment Firm The Securities Commissioner of the State of Texas has issued an Emergency Cease & Desist Order against crypto investment firm My Crypto Mine and its principal Cointelegraph.com News