Topic: SEC

September 27, 2018
  • SEC & CFTC charge 1Broker and CEO Patrick Brunner with violating federal securities laws

    • September 27, 2018
    • 6:04 pm ET

    Today the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed parallel charges against 1Broker.com, seizing their website and alleging a variety of crimes including money laundering, wirefraud, and operating as an unregistered broker/dealer of securities.

    1Broker.com domain seized
September 20, 2018
  • SEC moves deadline for decision on Cboe Bitcoin ETF again

    • September 20, 2018
    • 6:01 pm ET

    Today the SEC has issued another order allowing more time to decide whether the proposed VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF would be approved. A final decision is set to be made by the end of the year.

September 10, 2018
  • SEC issues order of suspension of trading in Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (“CETHF”)

    • September 10, 2018
    • 12:01 am ET

    Two securities instruments have been suspended for reasons linked with confusion amongst investors.

July 27, 2018
  • Proposed VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF is still a green light

    • July 27, 2018
    • 4:27 am ET

    Despite news circulating that Bitcoin ETFs were rejected by the SEC, the proposed VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF seems more likely to be approved than the rejected Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF application.

July 26, 2018
  • SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce dissents from SEC decision against Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

    • July 26, 2018
    • 11:14 pm ET

    SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce took to Twitter to announce a formal dissent against the Commissions order disapproving the rule change that would’ve allowed the Winklevoss twins to create the first Bitcoin ETF.

    SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce
  • Winklevoss twins snubbed by the SEC in effort to create Bitcoin ETF

    • July 26, 2018
    • 6:13 pm ET

    The Winklevoss twins and the rest of the world will have to wait a bit longer for a crypto-based ETF. The SEC rejected the twins’ application for a “Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.”

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July 24, 2018
  • WeExchange and BitFunder founder Jon Montroll pleads guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice

    • July 24, 2018
    • 2:50 pm ET

    Jon Montroll has pled guilty to a combination of securities fraud and obstruction of justice in his dealings with the SEC. Geoffrey Berman, US Attorney General for the Southern District of New York, received the plea on both counts this past Monday.

July 17, 2018
  • Coinbase now says they never got an endorsement from the SEC to list security tokens

    • July 17, 2018
    • 7:50 pm ET

    Today, a Securities and Exchange Commission spokeswoman reported that the agency did not give San Francisco-based Coinbase any “green-light” to list tokens classified as securities on their platform.

July 11, 2018
  • SEC opens comments for CBOE SolidX Bitcoin ETF proposal

    • July 11, 2018
    • 1:27 am ET

    At the end of June, the CBOE provided a proposal to the SEC to list and trade SolidX Bitcoin shares as a Bitcoin ETF backed by VanEck asset management. Now, the SEC has opened up the comments page for the CBOE ETF proposal, where you can learn how to submit comments and see what others…

    CBOE
June 30, 2018

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