SEC

SEC Reschedules Approval Decision on Wilshire Phoenix’s Bitcoin ETF Proposal to February

December 30, 2019
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has yet again delayed their decision on whether to approve Wilshire Phoenix’s proposal for Bitcoin as well as US Treasury bond exchange-traded funds (ETF). According to the watchdog agency, a comprehensive decision will be communicated in Feb.. 26, 2020, CoinDesk reports. In a press statement issued on Friday, the regulator stated

Canada Pushes for Crypto Regulation

November 8, 2019
The central bank in Canada has been working with partners around the world to explore the potential for blockchain in the future. Ernst & Young plans to test a public government expenditure blockchain in Toronto. Mainstream adoption and use of crypto has been growing in Canada steadily since 2013. At that point, Canada started pushing

Binance.US Now Lets Users Buy Cryptocurrency With Debit Cards

November 7, 2019
Customers of the United States-based branch of major crypto exchange Binance, Binance.US, can now purchase cryptocurrencies using their debit cards. In a blog post on Nov. 1, Binance.US announced that the exchange will now offer its customers the possibility to purchase cryptocurrencies with a debit card, joining existing U.S. dollar on-ramp and off-ramps, including the

The SEC Files as the CFTC Settles Charges Against Swiss Securities Dealer

November 7, 2019
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against XBT Corp. SARL on the same day that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) settles charges against the same company. SEC allegations In a press release on Oct. 31, the SEC alleged that the Switzerland-based securities dealer, XBT Corp. SARL, operating under the name

Rep. Warren Davidson: You Have to Defend Money to Defend Freedom

November 4, 2019
In an interview with Cointelegraph on Friday, Oct. 18, United States Representative Warren Davidson gave his thoughts on the Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) flawed approach to regulating digital assets as well as Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming Oct. 23 testimony before the House Financial Services Committee. Congressman Davidson (R-OH) is a figure familiar to many in the

New Bitcoin ETF Proposal Filed With SEC by Gold Fund Veteran

October 29, 2019
Delaware-based asset manager Kryptoin Investment Advisors applied with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) on Oct. 15. A Bitcoin ETF on the New York Stock Exchange According to the filing document published by the SEC, the Kryptoin Bitcoin ETF Trust is meant to be

Telegram Writes Investors to Counter FUD Before Feb. SEC Hearings

October 28, 2019
In a letter to investors, Telegram encouraged investors to view the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hearing recently rescheduled for February as “a positive step.” Cause for optimism The letter, sent on Oct. 19, briefly reassures investors that the recent rescheduling of hearings until Feb. 18-19 is good news while maintaining that the

Wilshire Phoenix Updates Its Bitcoin ETF Filing With SEC

October 21, 2019
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again begun accepting public comments regarding the updated Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal by Wilshire Phoenix Fund. According to the official document published on Oct. 15, investment management firm Wilshire Phoenix and exchange NYSE Arca have filed an amendment to their Bitcoin ETF application

tZERO to launch security token market

October 17, 2019
Boston Security Token Exchange (BSTX), a platform jointly owned by BOX Digital Markets and Overstock’s blockchain arm tZERO, has filed an application with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve the launch of a market for publicly traded registered security tokens. In the rule change proposal released by the SEC on Oct.

Chinese Mining Giant Canaan to Go Public in US in November

October 15, 2019
Chinese crypto mining giant Canaan Creative plans to list as a publicly traded company in the United States in November 2019, according to an unconfirmed report. Canaan to issue 1.26 billion shares Canaan Creative, which reportedly filed a $200 million initial public offering (IPO) request with the U.S. regulators in July, will issue 1.26 billion