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Research Note: Bitcoin Not Alone in Recent Price Woes

Don’t say she didn’t warn you, GlobalBlock sales trader Alexandra Clark said in her latest research notes. As Bitcoin continued plummeting, contributing to the downward spiral was the lacklustre performance of crypto stock Galaxy Digital Holdings, which shed 63 percent of its value from its… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Announces Largest Crypto Fund Ever at $2.2 Billion, Adds Big Name Advisors Like Former SEC CorpFin Director Bill Hinman

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), one of the world’s leading VCs, has revealed a $2.2 billion crypto fund – the largest of its kind ever. The VC said they believe the next wave of computational innovation will be driven by crypto and they are “radically optimistic about… Read More

Wells Notice: Ripple Publishes First Response to SEC’s Enforcement Action

Ripple has posted a response to a Wells Notice received by the blockchain firm. A Wells Notice is a document sent to an entity or individual giving notice of a pending enforcement action following an investigation by the securities regulator. Yesterday, it was reported that… Read More

Fintech: SEC FinHub to Become Standalone Office Renamed Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a bit of end of the year housekeeping today by taking FinHub and morphing it into a standalone office now called the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology. Valerie A. Szczepanik, who led FinHub will remain at… Read More

Head of Corp Fin William Hinman to Depart SEC Later this Year

William (Bill) Hinman, Director of the Security and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance, plans to leave the SEC later this year, according to a notice posted by the agency. Hinman joined the SEC in 2017 and was soon engulfed in the initial coin offering… Read More

Heard on F Street: SEC Fintech Forum Engages with Crypto Industry to Discuss Digital Asset Regulation

Last Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held its first Fintech Forum in years. The topic of discussion was the regulation of digital assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The interaction between presenters and SEC staff provided a glimpse into the progress and struggle… Read More

SEC Director of CorpFin Bill Hinman Provides Crowdfunding Update at Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting

Earlier this week, the inaugural meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) took place at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, DC. The new Committee brings together a diverse group of small business proponents including several Fintechs. Led by Martha… Read More

Long Anticipated, SEC Issues Framework & Guidance for Digital Assets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published a statement on the “Framework for ‘Investment Contract’ Analysis of Digital Assets” The public statement announcing the Framework was co-signed by Bill Hinman, Director of Division of Corporation Finance and Valerie Szczepanik, Senior Advisor for Digital Assets… Read More

Report: SEC Director of CorpFin Says Cryptocurrency Guidance Coming

According to a report today, the Director of Corporate Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bill Hinman, told an audience at DC Fintech Week that guidance will be forthcoming for cryptocurrency issuers. The report first picked up by CoinTelegraph, quoted Hinman: “We also will be… Read More

Report: CBOE will Launch ETH Futures Before End of Year

The Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) expects to follow in the footsteps of their Bitcoin Futures contracts and offer the same for Ethereum. This is according to a report this past weekend from Business Insider. According to the write up, ETH Futures will launch… Read More

Food for Thought: Will Ethereum’s Shift to Proof of Stake, from Proof of Work, Turn it Into a Security?

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Here is an interesting thread I was following recently on Twitter. As we all know, Ethereum is planning to change from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). There is no need to dive into the pros/cons .. shoulda coulda debate now, but… Read More

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Talks Initial Coin Offerings, Access to Capital at Entrepreneurship Festival

Speaking at the 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival in Nashville today, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton addressed the all important topic of entrepreneurship and access to capital. During his tenure at the SEC, Clayton has consistently expressed his intent to improve the ability of smaller… Read More

The SEC Appoints Valerie A. Szczepanik as Senior Advisor for Digital Assets in Newly Created Position

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Valerie A. Szczepanik as the Associate Director of the Division of Corporation Finance and Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation. This is a newly created position and highlights the growing recognition by the Commission that digital… Read More

SEC Will Allow All Companies to Submit Draft Registration Statements on a Non Public Basis

The Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC) has announced that the Division of Corporation Finance (CorpFin) will now permit all companies to submit draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings for review on a non-public basis. This process will be available for IPOs as well as… Read More

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