SEC Commissioner: Decentralization Is At The Root of Our Economic System

Commissioner Hester Peirce wants to open the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) to innovation and entrepreneurship. And she calls for a novel and better regulatory framework that is more adaptable to the crypto space. Commissioner Peirce: SEC to Open the Doors to Innovation Speaking at an event entitled Protecting the Public While Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship: […]

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Bitcoin ETF is Inevitable, Says SEC Commissioner

A Bitcoin ETF is a matter of when, not if, for SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. The Commission’s lone Democrat expects a Bitcoin ETF filing to eventually satisfy all of the required standards set forth by the body. SEC-Approved Bitcoin ETF is Not Impossible Speaking during a soon-to-be-published interview with Congressional Quarterly, Jackson stated […]

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Gov’t Shutdown Freezes SEC Activity, But Bitcoin ETF Date Unaffected

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frozen all pending administrative proceedings due to the government shutdown. According to a legal expert, however, the Commission is not allowed, by law, to delay the decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF past its current deadline.  No More Delays Despite Government Shutdown The SEC has issued an order […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bounces But Bears Still in Control

Bitcoin price just pulled off a nice 10% bounce with the next level of resistance at $3,700. Let’s take a look at what can happen next? Bitcoin Price: Market Overview Bitcoin price 00 dropped to a new yearly low at $3,210 and the overall market cap now rests at $110.6 Billion. Clearly, bears are still running the […]

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SEC Final Decision on VanEck Bitcoin ETF Now Set For February

Expectedly, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has once again delayed its decision on the commodity-backed VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal. The Commission is left with no room for further delays and the absolute final decision will come on February 27, 2019.  Bitcoin ETF: The Last Delay In July Bitcoinist reported that the SEC’s decision on the commodity-backed […]

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SEC Indecision Prompts ‘Wall Street Kids’ To Appoint Their Own Crypto-Police

SEC indecision has led companies including several Wall Street veterans to form the Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM). Advised by a former New York Stock Exchange CEO, the group are attempting to introduce an industry code of conduct. Best Practice Manifesto The group, which includes Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, Hudson River Trading, and Symbiont, plan to […]

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Bitcoin ETF ‘Definitely Possible,’ SEC Commissioner Confirms

SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, recently appeared on the ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast, confirming that a Bitcoin ETF was definitely possible. ‘I Dissent’ The most notably pro-bitcoin SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, appeared on the ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast at the weekend. Whilst unwilling to describe a future Bitcoin ETF as inevitable, she did confirm it was […]

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Kraken ‘Named’ in SEC Investigation, Calvin Ayre Claims as Bitcoin Cash Forks Go Live

The controversy surrounding the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork is increasingly engulfing cryptocurrency exchange Kraken as the altcoin’s proponents take aim at its treatment of its two forks. Deposits, Withdrawals And Up To 30 Confirmations After BCH split into ABC and SV forks, Kraken opted to keep the BCH ticker to describe ABC, crediting users […]

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