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Most Respondents File Negative Comments for SEC’s Review of VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF

Multiple respondents have filed comments with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). Comments to date were submitted between Feb. 13 and March 12.As reported, CBOE’s BZX Equity Exchange — the exchange that would

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Regulatory Bodies Call on Crypto Industry to Participate in Securities Law Review

Two national securities bodies in Canada have issued a joint consultation paper on March 14, aiming to gather industry feedback about cryptocurrency token regulation.In a summary press release about the paper, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) said it was necessary to

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Russian State Duma to Review Crypto Regulation, Oil-Backed Crypto in Development

The Russian State Duma (the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia) plans to review and adopt new cryptocurrency regulation in March.  The former Energy Minister Igor Yusufov is also proposing an oil-backed crypto, Russian financial outlet Rambler reported on Feb. 21.Furthermore, Rambler reports that the head of the

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Bitcoin ETF Saga Continues: SEC To Review NYSE & Bitwise’s Application

Bitcoin ETF Rule Change Under Review What a week it’s been for the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) space. In a matter of a few days, the hopefuls behind applications for such vehicles have been put through a rollercoaster of emotions. After what the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) politely requested Reality

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SEC Starts Review of NYSE Arca’s Bitcoin ETF Rule Change Proposal

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started reviewing a rule change proposal for NYSE Arca’s Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Feb. 11, according to an official document published today, Feb. 15.According to the notice, the NYSE Arca exchange filed a rule change proposal to list and trade

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US Securities Regulator Solicits Blockchain Analytics Companies for Data Review

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking sources for blockchain data and its analysis, a statement issued by the agency revealed on Jan. 31.According to the statement, the SEC is trying to find businesses able to provide blockchain data to support its risk monitoring and compliance enforcement

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Bitcoin Experiences Volatile Start to the Year, Struggles to Maintain $4,000 Mark: BTCManager’s Week in Review

The price of bitcoin jumped to surpass the $4,000 mark to kickstart the week early on Monday morning but dropped back down again to close the week five percent lower at around $3,650. Investors rejoiced to see bitcoin jump back above the important $4,000 mark but were quickly disappointed again

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Bitcoin Struggles to Regain $4,000 Level Starting the New Year: BTCManager’s Week in Review Jan 7

The price of bitcoin traded sideways in the first few days of 2019. The price fluctuated between $3,707 and $3,947 and closed the week effectively unchanged versus last week’s close. As expected, news flow over New Year’s was muted as the first week of January is still a holiday week for

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