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SEC Charges California Resident for Alleged $26 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has initiated court proceedings against a California resident for allegedly operating a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency pyramid scheme, according to a press release published on May 23.The SEC alleges Daniel Pacheco of conducting a fraudulent, unregistered offering of securities through two California-based companies,

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SEC Postpones VanEck Bitcoin ETF, Yet Again. Should We Expect an Approval in 2019?

Yesterday, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed its decision on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal, signaling that the regulator is still not ready to see crypto-based funds being traded on regulated exchanges.However, while the general sentiment is that the agency will continue to

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NYSE Arca Files Proposed Rule Change with SEC for Bitcoin-, T-Bills-Backed Investment Trust

NYSE Arca has filed a proposed rule change with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an application to list shares in a bitcoin (BTC) investment trust that would be backed by the cryptocurrency and T-bills. The development was revealed in an SEC filing published on May

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SEC Postpones Decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF, Bitcoin Price Reacts Mildly

While the SEC has postponed its decision on a Bitcoin ETF proposal by VanEck/SolidX, the Bitcoin community has given little attention to it as Bitcoin price largely remains stable.On Monday, May 20, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed its decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF, filed earlier this year.

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Leading ETF Authority Claims SEC Still Gathering Information on Bitcoin (BTC)

In a frustrating move for both institutional and retail investors, the United States Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) has ruled to delay its decision on Bitcoin ETFs–again. Since mid-2018, Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) have been the hot topic of conversation in cryptocurrency and a focal point for the industry in

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