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CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz Suggests Creation of Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization

United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Brian Quintenz has suggested that participants in the cryptocurrency industry should create a self-regulatory structure. Quintenz made his remarks during a Bipartisan Policy Center panel held on Feb. 12.More precisely, Quintenz said that because of the CFTC’s lack of crypto statutory

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SEC Commissioner Downplays Bitcoin ETF Chances in 2019 Citing ‘Arcane’ SEC Rules

Photo: PixabayIf you have been eagerly waiting for the arrival of Bitcoin ETF, maybe it’s time to lower your expectations further! On Tuesday, February 12, SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce said that she has lowered expectations for an ETF arrival. Commissioner Pierce doesn’t hesitate to note the ‘arcane rules’ of

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SEC Commissioner Jackson Sends Positive Cue For Eventual Bitcoin ETF Approval

SEC Commissioner Jackson Sends Positive Cue For Eventual Bitcoin ETF Approval February 9, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Is a bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) inevitable? According to SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.’s latest comments, it could be. In a recent interview, Jackson sent a positive signal that a Bitcoin ETF

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SEC Commissioner Jackson Thinks Regulator Will Approve BTC ETF, Leaked Interview Shows

A Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) will most likely ultimately gain approval from the United States securities regulator, according to a commissioner. The comments were reported by political journal Congressional Quarterly in a forthcoming interview leaked on Twitter on Feb. 5.Robert J. Jackson Jr., the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s

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SEC Commissioner Warns Investors Against Putting Too Much Hope into Bitcoin ETF

The current state of the cryptocurrency markets is leading investors to place a significant amount of their hope into future products and events, including the potential approval of the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF that is currently awaiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) approval.Despite this, one SEC commissioner who is

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Texas Securities Commissioner Issues Cease and Desist Order to Crypto Investment Firm

The Securities Commissioner of the U.S. State of Texas has issued an Emergency Cease & Desist Order (C&D) against crypto investment firm My Crypto Mine and its principal Mark Steven Royer, published to the regulator’s website Nov. 27.The C&D claims that “sufficient evidence has been found” to substantiate that Royer,

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Ex-SEC Commissioner and Investment Banking Veteran Join Bitfury Team

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury has added an investment banker to its board of directors, and a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) member to its advisory board, according to an official company blog post Nov 21.Founded in 2011, Bitfury is recognized as the largest non-Chinese company that develops Bitcoin

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