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SEC Moves to Make Decision on VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal

SEC Moves to Make Decision on VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Thursday that it has begun proceedings to decide whether to approve a proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The SEC published an “order instituting proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove a …

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High Times Quietly Removes Crypto Payment Option From IPO Website

High Times Quietly Removes Crypto Payment Option From IPO Website Cannabis advocacy publication High Times is no longer accepting cryptocurrencies as a payment option for its ongoing initial public offering (IPO), CoinDesk has learned. The twist marks the latest in the company’s efforts to raise $50 million from accredited investors, …

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A Tesla investor says he was recently questioned by U.S. regulators about that infamous “funding secured” tweet – TechCrunch

A Tesla investor says he was recently questioned by U.S. regulators about that infamous “funding secured” tweet – TechCrunch Last week, on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt, regulator Jina Choi, who heads the SEC’s wide-reaching San Francisco unit, declined to confirm or deny that the SEC is investigating Tesla CEO Elon …

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Landmark Crypto Crime Case Ends With Jail Sentence for GAW CEO

Landmark Crypto Crime Case Ends With Jail Sentence for GAW CEO Josh Garza, the CEO of the now-defunct cryptocurrency mining company GAW Miners, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge. Garza was given six months home confinement as part of a …

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The SEC has never been busier investigating both private and public companies in the Bay Area, suggests agency head – TechCrunch

The SEC has never been busier investigating both private and public companies in the Bay Area, suggests agency head – TechCrunch Yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt, Jina Choi, the longtime head of the SEC’s San Francisco unit, declined to confirm that her agency is investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk for his …

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Bitmain Fooled Investors with Promise of Backing From Russian Billionaire Fund

Bitmain Fooled Investors with Promise of Backing From Russian Billionaire Fund Bitmain Technologies, Ltd., the leading maker of cryptocurrency mining software and hardware, made false claims in at least two different versions of pitch decks that solicited money from US and Chinese investors, potentially violating domestic and international securities laws …

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