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“A Bitcoin ETF would be a way for retail investors to invest in cryptocurrency without having to actually purchase it and deal with the complexities of custody,...
Former CFTC chair explains why regulators should approve a Bitcoin ETF
Sam Bourgi
2021-07-07T19:15:00+01:00
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U.S. securities regulators are still going after ICO cheats from the 2017-18 bull market. Initial coin offerings raised tens of billions of dollars during the l...
ICO issuer charged with fraud by SEC for selling unregistered security
Sam Bourgi
2021-06-22T19:45:00+01:00
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A new report from Elliptic has found that unregistered securities offerings account for more than half of all crypto-related fines handed out by U.S. regulators...
With US regulators handing out $2.5B in fines since 2014, crypto is not the 'wild west' of finance
Brian Quarmby
2021-06-22T07:22:13+01:00
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Interview
The former CFTC chairman weighs in on what a U.S. CBDC might look like, as well as the benefits it could bring to American citizens.
Chris Giancarlo: U.S. risks becoming 'backwater' without central bank digital currency
Andrew Thurman
2021-06-22T01:17:56+01:00
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CFTC Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz has called for a crackdown on unregulated DeFi derivatives platforms.
After googling it, CFTC boss says DeFi is a ‘bad idea’ and probably illegal
Brian Quarmby
2021-06-09T04:16:53+01:00
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Analysis
While the defendants may have gained an edge in pre-trial rulings in SEC v. Ripple Labs, are Ripple’s legal troubles now over?
SEC loses a battle to win the war? Ripple dissociates from pumping XRP
Andrew Singer
2021-04-18T15:14:00+01:00
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The crypto exchange escapes regulatory scrutiny with a slap on the wrist, but no stock listing on exchanges until next month.
Following $6.5 million CFTC fine, Coinbase delays direct stock listing
Andrew Thurman
2021-03-20T17:32:10+00:00
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The Binance CEO vigorously defended the company's KYC/AML practices, dismissing reports of an investigation
CZ responds to reports of Binance investigation: story has no "teeth"
Andrew Thurman
2021-03-12T15:37:10+00:00
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