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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled charges against professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr and music producer DJ Khaled for failing to disclose payments they received for illegally promoting investments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Mayweather agreed to...

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton told the Consensus: Invest conference in New York that digital ETF approval will only be possible once market manipulation concerns are answered. “The prices retail investors are seeing are...

  Cryptocurrencies have built a reputation in the industry with headlines calling out shady transactions, massive scams, and fraud. But all of the bad press in the US stems from the lack of governance over how cryptocurrency is...

  Well, it’s been a heck of a week in the bitcoin market and its only Thursday! As of midday Nov 15, bitcoin (BTC) traded at $5555.46, a 12.8% drop from $6371.74 on Nov 12. In the same timeframe,...

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today assessed penalties against Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, a digital "token" trading platform. The SEC had charged the company with operating as an unregistered national securities exchange. The settlement is the first...

  Like every jurisdiction, Hong Kong regulators are trying to chart a course for the cryptocurrency industry and exchanges that encourage growth but protect investors. In a South China Morning Post (SCMP) interview, Carlson Tong Ka-shing, the outgoing chairman of...

  The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) used an emergency court order to halt a planned initial coin offering (ICO) by Blockvest LLC and its founder, Reginald Buddy Ringgold, III. The SEC said Blockvest falsely claimed it was...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced fraud charges against 10 individuals and 10 associated entities for their participation in long-running fraudulent schemes that generated over $27 million from unlawful stock sales and caused significant...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected nine bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals from ProShares, Direxion, and GraniteShares. The SEC used nearly identical wording in rejecting each proposal, saying in the case of Direxion’s five proposals: "...

  There was a collective sigh of relief across the cryptocurrency universe when William Hinman, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of the Division of Corporation Finance declared Ethereum is NOT a security. Hinman’s speech reinforces the SEC’s position that the...

  We forgive you if you’re confused about whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) considers bitcoin or other altcoins a “security.” Today in an interview on CNBC, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said some cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are...