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Breaking: Coinbase entlässt 1’100 Mitarbeiter

Coinbase ist eine der grössten Bitcoin-Börsen der Welt. Coinbase ging vor kurzem erfolgreich an die Börse. Kurzum, Coinbase ist eines der grössten Aushängeschilder der Bitcoin Community. Und nun kommt’s: Coinbase entlässt 1’100 Angestellte, also rund 18% der ganzen Belegschaft. Dies geht aus einem aktuellen Bericht der US-Finanzmarktaufsicht SEC hervor. Aktien-Preis heute 51 US-Dollar Coinbase ist einer der grössten Profiteure des aktuellen...

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The SEC Is Looking to Police Digital Currency Activity in the U.S.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is hiring several new faces for its agency to examine cryptocurrency activities. These individuals and many others will be tasked with fighting illicit behavior in the space and ensuring all crypto trading occurring within America’s borders is clean and regulated. The SEC Is Looking to Police Crypto Activity Thus far, the SEC says it’s looking to add roughly 20 new positions to its cryptocurrency department. These positions...

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SEC Chair Predicts Other Cryptocurrencies Will Mimic Terra’s Downfall and Harm Investors

The Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – Gary Gensler – opined the turbulence in the digital asset market has not ceased with Terra’s fiasco. He predicted that a lot more coins will “fail,” which will harm an additional number of investors. The Turmoil is Not Over Yet The cryptocurrency market has significantly declined in the last few weeks. Bitcoin, for one, is down by over 25% in the past 14 days. However, all eyes were on Terra’s native...

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SEC Chief Reiterates View That Crypto Assets Are Securities

The policymaker has continued to stake a claim for the crypto asset industry for his agency tasked with regulating securities in the United States. According to Gensler, cryptocurrencies should be regulated the same way as securities. In a speech on reducing risk and increasing transparency of derivatives at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Annual Meeting on May 11, he said: “Most crypto tokens involve a group of entrepreneurs raising money from the public...

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Grayscale Holds Private Meeting With SEC Discussing Bitcoin Spot ETF Transition

Grayscale – the world’s largest Bitcoin fund – reportedly met with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in private last week. The company argued that the commission should approve its transition into a Bitcoin Spot ETF to unlock over $8 billion in value for its investors. Why Convert Grayscale? In a presentation shared with CNBC, Grayscale claimed that a Bitcoin spot ETF would be “no riskier than a Bitcoin futures ETF”. The company believes that both spot and futures...

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SEC Approves Valkyrie’s Bitcoin Futures ETF

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has approved yet another proposal for a futures Bitcoin ETF. According to the official document, Valkyrie’s XBTO Bitcoin Futures Fund is the latest such product to have secured approval from the SEC. Valkyrie XBTO Bitcoin Futures Fund was first filed in August 2021, and its approval follows that of Teucrium. However, the launch date has not been disclosed yet. Unlike its Canadian, European, and Latin American counterparts, the US...

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Ripple CEO Believes SEC Lawsuit Could Be Resolved This Year

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse recently revealed that the almost two-year lawsuit with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is drawing to its climax and could be resolved before the end of the year. The Long-Awaited Climax Is Near In an interview with Fox Business correspondent Charlie Gasparino, the Ripple boss acknowledged that the company’s ongoing legal battle with the SEC has gone “quite well.” He further noted that his company’s case will set a major...

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SEC Nearly Doubles Size of Crypto Market Protection Unit

America’s top financial watchdog – the Securities and Exchange Commission – disclosed it will almost double the size of its employees, responsible for protecting investors in the digital asset ecosystem. The Crypto Assets and Cyber team will be topped up with 20 people, reaching a total of 50 experts. SEC Hires More People Focusing on the Crypto Space The SEC has long advocated setting up comprehensive rules in the crypto space. The agency outlined the significant progress of...

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Analysts Say a Spot BTC ETF Will Arrive in 2022

Crypto analysts are convinced that 2022 will be the year in which a real bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) comes about. To be fair, one already exists; it was established last year by Pro Shares, but that one is based on bitcoin futures. This new one, they believe, will be based on spot trading. In other words, it will be real. Will a Spot Bitcoin ETF Come About This Year? The sentiment comes following the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approving an...

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Uniswap Faces Lawsuits for Unregistered Offer and Sale of Digital Tokens

Nessa Risley, an Uniswap user from North Carolina, invested about $10,400 on low-cap digital tokens such as EthereumMax, Matrix Samurai, and Rocket Bunny between May and July of last year. The trader has since experienced “substantial losses” and thus sought justice through legal action. On April 4, Risley launched the legal proceedings, alleging that Uniswap has failed to conduct identity checks and impose securities restrictions on “fraudsters” who use the platform to list...

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