5 Reasons Why VanEck's Bitcoin ETF Should be Approved by the SEC in 2019

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At a meeting with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Elad L. Roisman, representatives from SolidX, VanEck, and CBOE presented five major reasons why the commission should approve the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) filing of VanEck and SolidX. VanEck, an investment management firm headquartered in New York that has decades of track record in the traditional finance...

Bitcoin ETF Applicants to SEC: Stop Moving the Goal Posts, Eliminate ICO Double Standard

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Earlier this month, representatives from options exchange CBOE, fund provider VanEck, and blockchain startup SolidX met with top Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brass, and -- unsurprisingly -- the group’s pending bitcoin ETF application was at the top of the agenda. Bitcoin Market Reaching Maturity In the meeting, which was held on Oct. 9, VanEck and SolidX made their case to SEC...

SEC Begins Reviewing Physically-Backed Bitcoin ETF, Will Examine 1,400 Comments

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Thursday that has begun a formal review process for the physically-backed bitcoin ETF proposed by VanEck and SolidX. According to the order dated Sept. 20 and published on the SEC’s website, the regulatory agency will now consider whether, pursuant to federal securities guidelines, it should approve the fund -- the VanEck Solidx...

US SEC Postpones Decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF to September


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has postponed its decision on the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF until September 30, 2018, according to an official document released by the Commission. This notice comes some days after Van Eck sent a 13-page report to the SEC where it addressed concerns cited as reasons for rejecting a similar ETF floated by both companies last year. The...

Another Major Investment Firm Says Bitcoin ETF Not Likely in 2018

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Canaccord, the biggest investment firm in Canada, has said that the approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is highly unlikely in 2018. In an official report entitled “Blockchain and Digital Assets: US Equity Research” Canaccord researchers Michael Graham and Scott Suh wrote: “And although the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust, seen by many as the most formidable candidate for a potential...

SEC Mulls Unconventional Bitcoin ETF Application

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has formally issued a call for public comment on yet another proposal to list a bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) on a regulated exchange. VanEck, SolidX Partner to Create Physically-Backed Bitcoin ETF This development came in response to a proposal, submitted by Chicago-based derivatives exchange CBOE, to list and trade shares of SolidX Bitcoin...

SEC Denies SolidX Bid for Bitcoin ETF Listing

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially disapproved a proposal by SolidX to list its bitcoin ETF (electronic traded fund) on the New York Stock Exchange. Published today, this is the second disapproval by the SEC toward a bitcoin-based ETF this month. The decision nearly mirrors the reasons given by the SEC earlier this month when the federal agency denied the Winklevoss...