Tag: SEC

The SEC

U.S SEC. Penalizes Crypto Hedge Fund for Violating Securities Law

In a first disciplinary action against a crypto hedge fund, the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a cease-and-desist order and a $200,000 fine on Crypto Asset Management (CAM) and its founder for misrepresenting itself, according to a...

/ September 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
The SEC

SEC Halts Trading of Two Crypto Tracking Products, Citing Market Confusion

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the trading of two cryptocurrency tracking products, the Bitcoin Tracker One and the Ether Tracker One, citing market confusion over whether they are exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as its reason. Both items are traded...

/ September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
VCA

Virtual Commodity Association Working Group: Seeks to Establish Fair Crypto Legislation with the SEC

The fight for bitcoin ETF approval and proper regulation through the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is raging on, and many crypto leaders and entrepreneurs are working with the organization to see about mass adoption and approval among both government...

/ August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin ETFs

Bitcoin ETFs Are Coming, But The Crypto Elite Aren’t Happy About It

The cryptoverse has been abuzz with anticipation of the US SEC potentially allowing bitcoin ETFs. But some crypto "Old G's" like Andreas Antopolous and The Crypto Crow see an ETF as being nothing more than unwanted (and unneeded) interference. Specifically,...

/ August 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency IRAs

Retiring on Bitcoin? SEC Warns Against New Cryptocurrency IRAs

As cryptocurrency delves deeper into mainstream territory, more customers are viewing it as a valid solution to their retirement needs. Unfortunately, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is advising against this and telling people to avoid bitcoin or cryptocurrency-based IRAs...

/ August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Price

Dan Morehead Tells Bitcoin Investors Not to “Overreact” to ETF News

Have you ever had a really bad day? Maybe you’ve done poorly on a big test at school, your co-workers mistreat you, or your car decides to stall in the middle of the road. You try your best to be...

/ August 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Crypto Price Watch

Bitcoin Price Falls Drastically After Bitcoin ETF Decision is Postponed

Just as Fundstrat’s Tom Lee assures the bitcoin community that the currency is "returning," the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap incurred a massive fall and is trading for just over $6,300. This is one of the biggest drops in...

/ August 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Red Markets

Amidst Market Turmoil: Wall Street Analyst Tom Lee says Bitcoin is “Returning”

As the markets took a big tumble in the past day to the SEC's decision to postpone their decision on a Bitcoin ETF, Wall Street analyst Tom Lee is once again weighing in on bitcoin. He states that the currency...

/ August 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vaneck Letter to SEC

VanEck Pens Open Letter to SEC Regarding Bitcoin ETFs

VanEck has written a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) potentially refuting many of its concerns about bitcoin ETFs and cryptocurrency ventures. As it stands, the company stands a good chance of being the first to offer a...

/ August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments
ICO Smart Contract Code

UoP Law Paper: Most ICO Smart Contracts Break Promises in Whitepapers

A new legal paper released by a team from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law entitled "Coin-Operated Capitalism" makes a number of startling and illuminating statements about the world of ICO's that has developed in the last 18 months...

/ July 18, 2018 / 0 Comments