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

Citadel Securities Could Become a Crypto Player

Citadel Securities Could Become a Crypto Player

Text size Dreamstime Citadel Securities has received an endorsement from some tech-savvy investors, and it looks as if its market-making business is getting ready to expand. Ken Griffin’s trading behemoth, Citadel Securities, announced on Tuesday that it had received a $1.15 billion investment from venture-capital firms Sequoia Capital and Paradigm, valuing it around $22 billion. … Read more

Major South Korean Securities Firms, Investors Warming to Crypto

Major South Korean Securities Firms, Investors Warming to Crypto

Source: AdobeStock / panyaphotograph South Korean investors are “finding it hard to resist the allure of crypto,” while a number of leading domestic securities firms have suddenly started producing reports on the sector – indicating that fund managers may be casting an eye on the markets.According to Newspim, an official at a leading commercial bank who … Read more

Ontario securities regulator slams Binance after crypto exchange claims it can continue operating there

Ontario securities regulator slams Binance after crypto exchange claims it can continue operating there

Binance users in Canada are getting mixed signals on whether the exchange can or cannot operate in the country. On December 29, Binance users in the province of Ontario began flagging updates they had been receiving from the exchange. The updates, which representatives for Binance have confirmed as authentic to The Block, say that they no … Read more

In apparent first, Conn. class action jury finds crypto products are not securities

In apparent first, Conn. class action jury finds crypto products are not securities

The exchange rates and logos of Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin and Monero are seen on the display of a cryptocurrency ATM of blockchain payment service provider Bity.REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) – Daniel Weiner and Amina Hassan of Hughes Hubbard & Reed didn’t even want the jury to decide whether the crypto currency products at the heart of a … Read more

JMP Securities Sees Crypto Entering the Mainstream, Says Adoption Has Hit Escape Velocity – Featured Bitcoin News

JMP Securities Sees Crypto Entering the Mainstream, Says Adoption Has Hit 'Escape Velocity'

Investment banking and asset management firm JMP Securities says that “The crypto economy is entering the mainstream,” emphasizing that crypto “adoption and early use cases have established ‘escape velocity.” However, the firm’s analysts noted that “the industry is still in its formative stage.” ‘The Crypto Economy Is Entering the Mainstream’ JMP Securities recently published a … Read more