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Did the SEC Chairman Confirm Ethereum Isn’t a Security? Not Quite, but It’s Optimistic

Ethereum is most likely not a security under existing United States laws, as previously said by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporate Finance head William Hinman."Based on my understanding of the present state of Ether, the Ethereum network and its decentralized structure, current offers and sales

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US SEC Solicits Feedback on Crypto Assets and Custody Rules

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is soliciting industry input as it potentially reconsiders existing custody rules in specific cases of digital asset trading and settlement.The SEC launched its information gathering initiative in an open letter to Karen Barr, president and CEO of the Investment Adviser Association,

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SEC Chairman Highlights Investor Protection in Regard to Bitcoin ETF

United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton is still concerned about investor protection when it comes to the commission approving a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). The SEC chairman spoke about crypto in an interview with FOX Business on March 14.In the interview, Clayton claimed to

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Ethereum (ETH) Is Not a Security, SEC Chairman Hints on Official Response to Congressman

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton confirmed an existing analysis stating that Ethereum and other tokens of similar characteristics did not fall within the securities category under SEC standards. Comm. Jay Clayton Mr. Clayton issued that statement in an official response to US House Rep. Ted Budd, who requested a formal

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SEC Chief Confirms Analysis That Ethereum isn’t a Security

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton has formally confirmed existing staff analysis that Ethereum and other similar decentralized cryptocurrency assets are not securities, even if they were initially sold through an illegal securities offering.Clayton made this revelation in a letter sent to US House Rep. Ted Budd, who had

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