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SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder With Running ‘Unregistered Securities Exchange’

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder With Running ‘Unregistered Securities Exchange’ The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto token trading platform EtherDelta, with operating an unregistered securities exchange. The regulator announced Thursday that EtherDelta, which acts as a secondary market for trading ERC-20 tokens, …

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SEC Official Says ‘Plain English’ Guidance On ICOs Is Coming

SEC Official Says ‘Plain English’ Guidance On ICOs Is Coming The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to clarify when and how cryptocurrencies may be classified as securities, its director of Corporation Finance said Monday. Speaking at the D.C. Fintech Week conference, SEC director William Hinman said the regulatory …

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The Incoming Wave of ICO Regulation (Yes, It’s Coming)

The Incoming Wave of ICO Regulation (Yes, It’s Coming) Alex Sunnarborg is a Founder of Tetras Capital. Previously, he was a research analyst at CoinDesk and a founder of the crypto investing app Lawnmower. As you may know, securities classification analysis in the U.S. today primarily revolves around the Securities Act of 1933 …

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New SEC Commissioner Briefed on Bitcoin ETF in October Meeting

New SEC Commissioner Briefed on Bitcoin ETF in October Meeting The newest commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission met with representatives from money manager VanEck and blockchain startup SolidX earlier this month to discuss a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Commissioner Elad Roisman, who took office in September, met …

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1Broker Says Bitcoin Futures Site Will Start Processing Withdrawals Thursday

1Broker Says Bitcoin Futures Site Will Start Processing Withdrawals Thursday Bitcoin futures firm 1Broker, which has been charged with violating a number of U.S. securities laws, has announced that it would reopen withdrawals on Thursday. The trading platform, which was accused of acting as an unregistered security-based swaps dealer, as …

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