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Bitwise Expresses Commitment to Bitcoin ETF in a New Letter to the SEC

The Bitwise digital asset management is still very much interested in creating a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). On Wednesday, the firm sent a new letter to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), responding to the earlier published 112-page rejection letter it received from the SEC back in October.Published by the SEC on Friday, the new letter addressed the SEC’s manipulation fears. According to the SEC, one of the reasons the Bitcoin ETF could not be approved was the...

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Bitwise Set to File Another Application for Bitcoin ETF Following SEC Rejection

In a not-too-surprising turn off events, the SEC has rejected the Bitcoin ETF application filed by Bitwise Asset Management and NYSE Arca and stated that there were still too many unresolved issues regarding improper activity such as market manipulation, that could easily take place in the sector.The SEC’s publication is a 112-page document, which goes into specific details of the ETF and why it had chosen not to approve at this time. According to the Commission, the Bitwise and NYSE Arca...

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We’re Close to Bitcoin ETF Approval, Says Optimistic Bitwise Executive

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been in an unofficial fight with the cryptocurrency sector in general. The Commission is generally regarded as unsupportive of the sector especially with its repeated disapproval and postponement of its decision to allow Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (Bitcoin ETF). However, an executive from Bitwise Asset Management seems to believe strongly that the upcoming SEC ruling will come in the company’s favor.Speaking to CNBC on its ETF...

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SEC Delays Decision on Wilshire Phoenix Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) again delayed its decision about Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by New York-based investment-management firm Wilshire Phoenix.As per the public filing, SEC needs to assess the proposed rule change to allow NYSE Arca in order to deal with shares of Wilshire Phoenix’s Bitcoin and Treasury Investment Trust. Arca first started seeking regulatory approval from the SEC for a different type of stablecoin. Dubbed as the Arca UST Coins –...

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Bitcoin Will Not Be Listed On Major Exchanges Without Better Regulation, Says SEC Chairman

Generally, the fact that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is not very supportive of the cryptocurrency industry is no longer news. The SEC has many times before, spoken out against cryptocurrencies because of their volatility and unregulated nature.Even efforts to launch Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF), have been largely unsuccessful as a few days ago, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) withdrew its application to float the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF, just...

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