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Is Ethereum a Security? SEC Chair Sows Confusion

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair Jay Clayton and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chair J. Christopher Giancarlo testified before the Senate’s Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs committee. The hearing generally led to relief in cryptocurrency markets: bitcoin, which dipped below $6,000 around 12:00 p.m. EST Tuesday, has rallied to $8,200 at […]

SEC Chair Testified About Cryptocurrency Regulation Before Congress

As governments and regulatory agencies around the world threaten regulation to limit cryptocurrencies, the heads of the two biggest trading venues in the United States maintained a largely conciliatory posture towards them. In their Congressional testimonies to discuss cryptocurrency regulation, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and CFTC head Christopher Giancarlo did not deviate much from their […]

SEC Chair Jay Clayton Warns Of Insider Trading Of Cryptocurrency Tokens

November 8, 2017 11:37 PM On Wednesday, SEC Chair Jay Clayton addressed the PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation. He delivered a speech entitled “Governance and Transparency at the Commission and in Our Markets,” in which he shared concerns about token offerings and secondary cryptocurrency markets. On November 8, 2017, Jay Clayton, chairman of the […]

Former SEC Chair Arthur Levitt: Cryptocurrency Is Here To Stay

News opinion On Thursday, the longest-tenured chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission was said to express his belief in the staying power of cryptocurrency. Arthur Levitt, who served during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, pointed to global economic imbalances as the reason for the persistence of alternative currency. On September […]

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