securities

SEC sues Richard Heart and his projects Hex, PulseChain and PulseX for fraud, securities violations

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it is suing Richard Schueler, known online as Richard Heart, and his three crypto projects, Hex, PulseChain and PulseX, for conducting unregister

Federal court rules Ripple’s XRP token can be treated as a security… sometimes

The saga of Ripple Labs, the XRP token and whether the sale of its crypto token constituted a securities law violation in the U.S. advanced today. In a ruling from the U.S. District Court of the South

Crypto lending firm Celsius Network and its former CEO sued by SEC, CFTC, FTC

The now-bankrupt crypto lending firm Celsius Network and its former CEO and co-founder Alex Mashinsky faced several lawsuits on Thursday morning from three separate American entities: The U.S. Securit

Coinbase chief legal officer expects new crypto laws to come in wake of SEC lawsuits

Coinbase Chief Legal Officer Paul Grewal on the exchange's plans amid SEC charges.

SEC claims BNB and BUSD are securities, including major tokens like SOL, ADA and MATIC

This highlights the fact that the SEC has, once again, taken the stance that most cryptocurrencies (aside from Bitcoin) are securities.

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

Crypto and securities, back of the postcard version

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann got together with Grace once aga

Robinhood to let users lend out their shares in its attempt to diversify revenue

Trading platform Robinhood is launching a feature that will allow its users to lend out their stocks in hopes of earning passive, recurring income from borrowers, the company announced today. Robinhoo

SEC Regional Director Erin Schneider talks SPACs, Coinbase and what startups could do better

Schneider shares insight into her personal thinking about a range of issues including crypto lending, SPACs, NFTs and what startups can do to stay out of regulators' cross hairs.

European financial watchdog latest to warn over ICOs

European Union financial regulator, the ESMA, has become the latest regulatory body to issue a warning about the risks of buying into -- and running -- ICOs.