SEC Chair Gary Gensler once offered to serve as an advisor to Binance in 2019, according to lawyers representing Binance and founder Changpeng Zhao, CNBC reports. In documents filed by the SEC on June 7, attorneys from Gibson & Dunn and Latham & Watkins allege that Gensler offered to serve as an AdvisorBinanceBitcoinChairClaimcryptoexchangeExchangesGenslerLawyersOfferedSECServe Read More
“The financial stability tools helped to calm conditions in the banking sector,” said Powell. “Developments there, on the other hand, are contributing to tighter credit conditions and are likely to weigh on economic growth, hiring and inflation,” he continued. “As a result, our policy rate may not need to rise 27KBitcoinBTCChairCommentsDovishFedHoversmodestlyPowellPrice Read More
Investigations into the collapse of Signature Bank point toward illiquidity circumstances and poor management. However, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chairman, Martin Gruenberg, believes the bank’s failure to understand the risks associated with cryptocurrencies expedited its fall.Speaking at a recent United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee hearing BankChairCryptofailedFDICRisksSignatureUnderstand Read More
The chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Gary Gensler has hit back at Coinbase’s petition compelling the agency to provide a clear stance on crypto regulation, arguing that there are already adequate laws in place. In a May 15 keynote speech at the Financial Markets Conference, ChairClapsCoinbaseCryptoExistGenslerRulesSEC Read More
Investors believe it is highly likely that the target rate will remain unchanged at the June 14 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, following the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to increase the federal funds rate by 25 basis points on May 3. As the battle against inflation in the U.S. AppointsBidenBitcoinChairChanceEconomicsFedFedwatchHikeJuneMeetingNewsRateShowsSlimToolVice Read More
The ultimatum highlights the growing pressure on the SEC to take a more transparent approach to its regulatory activities.
The US House Committee on Financial Services has given the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler, an ultimatum to respond to its requests.
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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler has warned that the U.S. Treasury defaulting on its debt obligations “would have very significant, hard to predict, and likely lasting effects on investors, issuers, and markets alike.” Gensler stressed: “We’ve already seen an effect in the pricing and liquidity of short-dated BitcoinChaircryptoexchangeDefaultEconomicseffectsExchangesInvestorslastingMarketsNewsSECsignificantWarns Read More
Crypto-friendly Hong Kong is still gung-ho about giving its citizens access to crypto trading despite other jurisdictions “taking a step back,” claims the chair of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK).Speaking to Cointelegraph at the Hong Kong WOW Summit in March, FTAHK chair Neil Tan said while Singapore and BitcoinChaircryptoexchangeDwindlingExchangesFinTechGloballyHongKongoptionsStep Read More
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has warned of “highly uncertain and adverse” economic consequences if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations. “No one should assume that the Fed can protect the economy from the potential short and long-term effects of a failure to pay our bills on time,” he AdverseBitcoinChairConsequencesDebtDefaultFedNewsTerritoryUncertainUnchartedWarnsWed Read More
"As the market is expecting a pause after this hike, we'll be looking for the sentence on 'additional policy firming may be appropriate' to be removed from the statement, replaced by more open-ended language leaving the door open for either more rate hikes or a pause, i.e., data-dependency," Dick Lo, BitcoinBTCChairCryptoFedObserversPowellRallySignalStalltightening Read More