SEC Chairman Gary Gensler speaks on crypto
Chairman Gensler

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler speaks on crypto

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to take enforcement action on the blockchain and digital currency industry; on September 21 at 12:00 pm EST, Gary Gensler the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair provided his insights on cryptocurrency markets with the Washington Post in a webinar titled “The Path Forward: Cryptocurrency with Gary Gensler.” Gensler…

SEC Chairman Draws Dividing Series Between Bitcoin, Crypto in Aspen Speech
Chairman Draws

SEC Chairman Draws Dividing Series Between Bitcoin, Crypto in Aspen Speech

In a speech at the Aspen Security Forum Tuesday, incoming SEC Chairman Gary Gensler issued new comments about Bitcoin, at times drawing a dividing line between the market’s largest cryptocurrency and its wide field of imitators.Of note is that Gensler took pains to establish credibility with the Bitcoin sector, recounting the history of the cypherpunk mailing…

SEC Chairman says cryptocurrency falls under security-based swaps rules
Chairman Cryptocurrency

SEC Chairman says cryptocurrency falls under security-based swaps rules

More rules are coming for the cryptocurrency space, according to SEC Chairman Gary Gensler.

SEC Chairman Highlights Importance of Being Ready for Crypto
Chairman Cryptocurrency Highlights

SEC Chairman Highlights Importance of Being Ready for Crypto

Gary Gensler, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently highlighted the importance of requiring federal regulators to be ready to protect customers against bad actors in the cryptocurrency industry.The statement was done during the 2021 Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) annual conference, one of the premier events regulators and other financial service professionals…

SEC Chairman: Bitcoin Is Store Of Value But Needs Greater Investor Protection
Bitcoin Chairman

SEC Chairman: Bitcoin Is Store Of Value But Needs Greater Investor Protection

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler recently recognized bitcoin’s value but called for greater investor protection through increased regulation.Gary Gensler, the new head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), told CNBC that he recognizes bitcoin as a “scarce store of value,” distinct from other “crypto tokens” which “are indeed securities.” But he also alluded to…