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Pro-Bitcoin SEC Commissioner Warns Against One-Size-Fits-All Crypto Laws

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Pro-bitcoin SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce says adopting a single global regulatory framework for crypto is an "unwise" approach to governing the budding industry. Peirce says continued communication among the world's financial regulators is the key to unlocking the opaque regulatory puzzle we find ourselves in. "While I believe a single global regulatory framework would be unwise, regulators can...

Lame 'Old' SEC Should've Approved a Bitcoin ETF Already, Scolds Crypto Mom

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SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce ("Crypto Mom") says the Securities and Exchange Commission should've approved a bitcoin ETF already and slammed the agency for being a backward relic. Hester Peirce to SEC: Wake Up to the Future Moreover, Peirce is concerned that the murky regulatory framework in the United States will chase crypto businesses offshore. "[The SEC has the attitude of] 'I don't like...

Crypto Mom Scolds SEC for 'No Meaningful Action' to Spark Crypto Industry

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By CCN: ‘Crypto Mom’ and SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, has extended yet another olive branch to the cryptocurrency community. Speaking at the Securities Enforcement Forum in California on May 9th, Peirce said officials should be wary of stifling creativity with overzealous regulation. However, she also suggested a lack of regulation could have a similarly negative effect on the crypto space...

SEC Crypto Mom: 'Dismissive' U.S. Regulators Miss the Point of Cryptocurrency

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If ever there was a canary in the regulatory coal mine, it's Crypto Mom. U.S. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce, who is affectionately known as Crypto Mom by the community, admitted that regulators, who have so far denied a bitcoin ETF, have missed the mark on crypto. In a sit-down interview with crypto and blockchain journalist Laura Shin, Peirce appears to suggest that crypto's potential has been...

'Arcane' SEC Rules May Kill Chances of Bitcoin ETF in 2019: Crypto Mom

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The chance of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) gaining approval this year is slipping away.  Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce yet again downplayed the prospect of a Bitcoin ETF on Tuesday. Known as “Crypto Mom” for her unwavering support for bitcoin, she blamed “arcane rules” at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the long delay. Speaking at an event at the...

Resurrection? SEC to Begin Reviewing 9 Rejected Bitcoin ETFs

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has set a late October deadline to begin reviewing proposed rule changes that would allow several regulated exchange operators to list bitcoin ETF products on their trading platforms. In a series of documents published yesterday, on Oct. 4, the SEC revealed that it is set to begin reviewing bitcoin ETF applications from ProShares, Direxion, and...

NY Crypto Exchange Report Bearish for Bitcoin ETF Plans

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A new report drafted by the New York attorney general’s office (OAG) alleges that a significant number of cryptocurrency exchanges may be vulnerable to market manipulation, a finding that could prove ominous for hopes among investors that federal regulators will approve a bitcoin ETF or other exchange-traded crypto products in the near-term. 3 CME-Partnered Exchanges Flagged by NY Probe Bitcoin...

Commissioner: SEC Shouldn't Hold Back in Approving Crypto Products

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Hester Peirce has stated that the government should not limit the emergence of new products in the crypto market based on the perceived weaknesses of Bitcoin. According to Peirce, the SEC should not force crypto markets to be subjected to comprehensive government regulation just to deploy products on top of the markets. She explained:...

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