SEC Chair Gensler lambasts crypto industry after agency charges Binance, Coinbase
The SEC filed separate lawsuits against Binance and Coinbase this week and the agency's Chair Gary Gensler shared his thoughts on the charges.
After Binance, US SEC sues Coinbase for securities laws violations
The suit comes just one day after the SEC sued Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world by volume, also over securities matters.
SEC’s lawsuit against Binance and CEO Zhao was a matter of ‘when, not if,’ industry players say
A number of industry players shared similar sentiments that the SEC charges against Binance were unsurprising.
SEC sues Binance and CEO Zhao over alleged mishandling funds, lying to regulators
The SEC is accusing Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, its CEO Changpeng Zhao and BAM Trading and BAM Management, of lying to regulators about its operations, according to a federal suit
SEC settles with former Coinbase employee over insider trading charges
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with a former Coinbase product manager and his brother for engaging in insider trading, the agency announced Tuesday. Ishan Wahi,
Chief Twit Elon Musk loses appeal to be able to tweet about Tesla unchecked
Elon Musk lost another bid to end a 2018 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that requires oversight of some of his Tesla-related tweets. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Crypto needs a global view to build better regulatory models
Growing concerns in the U.S. crypto industry around regulation is making overseas opportunities look more appealing.
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried seeks to dismiss most US charges against him
Former FTX CEO and founder Sam Bankman-Fried has filed a pretrial motion to dismiss 10 out of 13 charges against him, according to court documents. Bankman-Fried is under house arrest at his parent’
Crypto exchange Coinbase sues SEC over rulemaking petition
Coinbase has filed a petition to compel the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to respond to a months-old petition that asks whether the securities regulator would allow the industry to be regula
As the SEC charges Bittrex, there’s little evidence that it’s relaxing its regulatory posture
The SEC's actions have yet to shake the crypto markets in any material sense.
Are cryptocurrencies commodities or securities? Depends on which US agency you ask
As the CFTC and SEC diverge over whether cryptocurrencies are commodities or securities, market players feel confusion and want clarity.
Binance CFTC suit shows that ‘regulators will keep regulating and regulate more’
Binance's CFTC lawsuit may bring about more regulation for the crypto space and affect market players' confidence.
Coinbase execs weigh in on the crypto’s future in US amid regulatory scrutiny
If the crypto industry doesn’t get clear rules of the road, expertise will move offshore, experts say.
Coinbase stock drops after SEC Wells notice, a possible prelude to ‘enforcement action’
American crypto giant Coinbase received a Wells notice today from the Securities and Exchange Commission. In the wake of Coinbase’s filing regarding the Wells notice, shares of the company are o
SEC sues Tron founder and celebrities, including Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul and Soulja Boy, for crypto securities violations
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, on allegations of orchestrating “unregistered offer and sale, manipulative trading and unlawful touting of crypto as
Regulators are looking harder at insider stock sales by SVB execs (which really added up)
The Justice Department and SEC are investigating the stock sales that officers of Silicon Valley Bank made days before the bank failed, according to both the WSJ and the NYTimes. The probes are report
SEC says Elon Musk still needs lawyer to approve his tweets
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Tesla CEO Elon Musk still needs to get pre-approval from lawyers before tweeting Tesla-related information. The SEC penned its renewed stance thi
SEC’s proposal could affect which crypto companies can manage assets
The SEC proposed a new rule that may back crypto companies further into a corner as regulators continue to crack down on the space.
Kraken ends its crypto-staking services for US clients following $30M SEC charge
Kraken has settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is shutting down its on-chain staking program, the government agency shared on Thursday. The exchange, which was c
Elon Musk is being investigated by the SEC for Tesla self-driving claims, report says
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is facing scrutiny by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding his specific comments and efforts to promote the automaker’s claims regarding its “sel