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Inside the SEC, Hester Peirce is Fighting for a Blockchain Future

Inside the SEC, Hester Peirce is Fighting for a Blockchain Future ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– “It’s always time for a change.” Unexpected words from a regulator, but then again, Hester Peirce, one of the five commissioners at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), isn’t an average regulator. When she speaks of the …

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Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities

Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities Regulated token trader Templum wants to clarify how digital assets tracked or tokenized on a blockchain might fit within U.S. securities regulations. To that end, the company filed a rulemaking petition to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, …

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Robinhood’s 3% interest checking & savings may not be properly insured – TechCrunch

Robinhood’s 3% interest checking & savings may not be properly insured – TechCrunch Robinhood’s new high-interest, zero-fee checking and savings feature seems to be too good to be true. Users’ money may not be fully protected. The CEO of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, a non-profit membership corporation that insures stock …

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SEC’s Crypto Czar Signals Some Flexibility on Token Offerings

SEC’s Crypto Czar Signals Some Flexibility on Token Offerings Some blockchain token projects may be allowed to bypass U.S. securities registration requirements by obtaining so-called no-action letters from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), an agency official said. Speaking at a gathering in New York Thursday evening hosted by the …

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DJ Khaled and Mayweather Jr. charged with fraud over cryptocurrency promotion

DJ Khaled and Mayweather Jr. charged with fraud over cryptocurrency promotion DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr. and settled with the SEC over charges that they didn’t disclose that they had been paid to promote a fraudulent initial coin offering for cryptocurrency platform Centra. The post DJ Khaled and Mayweather …

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