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Former SEC Head Jay Clayton joins One River’s crypto Council

In a press release, One River Digital Asset Management, and its partner One River Asset Management announced the addition of Jay Clayton to its Academic and Regulatory Advisory Council. Clayton is a former chairman of the U.S. Securities and…
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Here’s Why Despite SEC Charges, XRP Will Soar Again Someday

XRP is suffering currently, even while Bitcoin trades well above its former all-time high. The reason for the altcoin’s struggles is due to the SEC slapping the coin’s parent company and its top executives with a lawsuit. The crypto…
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Analyst Who Called Coinbase XRP Delisting Says SEC Is “Investigating” Other Altcoins

The news that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission had issued a lawsuit to XRP token parent company Ripple and its two top executives, sent shockwaves throughout the crypto industry. But its domino effect is only just starting,…
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Here’s Why The XRP Securities Suit Is Worse Than Past SEC Charges

In what has had an enormous ripple effect across the crypto industry, the SEC has filed a lawsuit that deems the XRP cryptocurrency token to be an unregistered security. Those on the defensive look to past instances of EOS and KIN as examples…
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Crypto Lawyer: Don’t Get (Too) Hyped About VanEck’s Bitcoin ETF

Over the past few weeks, many in the crypto industry have begun to expect a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Don’t ask us why, but in a hive mind-esque fashion, hundreds on Twitter have begun to call for the regulatory approval of such…
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Report: Thai SEC Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

Thailand’s securities regulator has approved the first initial coin offering (ICO) portal in the country,  local daily news outlet the Bangkok Post reported on March 12. The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) board of directors…
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SEC Starts Review of NYSE Arca’s Bitcoin ETF Rule Change Proposal

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started reviewing a rule change proposal for NYSE Arca’s Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Feb. 11, according to an official document published today, Feb. 15. According…
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Record US Government Shutdown Prolongs Crypto Winter

If things were not bad enough in crypto land the US government is adding to its woes. The longest shutdown in history is taking its toll on the economy, innovation and the crypto industry. The Waiting Game Continues Regulators are no friends…
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OCIE Prioritises Cryptocurrency as a High Risk Market for Investors in 2019

In a report by the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the cryptocurrency space has been named as a priority. The body states that the industry may pose high levels of…
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Crypto Assets Won’t Be Classified As Securities With Proposed U.S. Bill

Since Bitcoin (BTC) was formally classified as a pseudo-commodity, crypto investors have been pestering regulators, namely the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), how their favorite cryptocurrencies stack up. Ethereum (ETH), in its…