SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won’t Say if Ethereum Is a Security – Regulation Bitcoin News

SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won't Say if Ethereum Is a Security – Regulation Bitcoin News

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has explained how securities laws apply to cryptocurrency tokens as he outlined the commission’s priorities in regulating the crypto space. “Our role at the SEC is to ensure that the public still gets basic protection,” he stressed. SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Cryptocurrency … Read more

Former CFTC Chair Calls for Dedicated US Crypto Regulator

Former CFTC Chair Calls for Dedicated US Crypto Regulator

Such a bureau would have its own authorisation and financing, and adopt the mandates of both the CFTC and SEC, said J. Christopher Giancarlo. Former CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has called for the creation of a separate agency to oversee crypto-related activities in the US. Speaking on a panel during … Read more

‘I’m a huge believer in crypto technology,’ says former US SEC chair

‘I'm a huge believer in crypto technology,’ says former US SEC chair

Former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, Jay Clayton, was appointed by ex-President Donald Trump to serve in 2017. In his tenure as head of the SEC, Clayton often defended Bitcoin (BTC) as a store of value. This past Wednesday, during an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box show, Jay shared his thoughts … Read more

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Could ‘Slow Crypto Down’ in His Second Term, Warns Billionaire Mike Novogratz – Economics Bitcoin News

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Could 'Slow Crypto Down' in His Second Term, Warns Billionaire Mike Novogratz

Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz has cautioned that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell could slow down the crypto market in his second term in office. Commenting on his renomination, Novogratz said Powell could “act more like a central banker than a guy that wants to be reappointed.” How Jerome Powell’s Second Term as Fed Chair Could … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person on Waiheke Island tests positive – board chair

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person on Waiheke Island tests positive - board chair

Auckland has seen a surge in Covid cases with 94 reported today – the highest daily number since the pandemic arrived in this country in March last year. A total of 87 are in Auckland and seven in Waikato.A person on Waiheke Island has tested positive for Covid, local board chair Cath Handley says.The Herald … Read more