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Representative Huizenga Seeks Industry Fairness, But Needs More Info on Crypto

  House Representative Bill Huizenga of Michigan told Bloomberg July 27th that American regulations may need to be modernized to support crypto industries and ensure that retail investors get a piece of the action. “We’ve seen so much more of the capital getting locked up into… Read More

House Financial Services Subcommittee: Representative Sherman Tells SEC to Shut All ICOs Down, Representative Emmer Sees “Real Opportunity” with Crypto

Last week, while New York City saw thousands of cryptocurrency enthusiasts discuss the benefits of digital assets and blockchain, a House Financial Services subcommittee reviewed initial coin offerings with the leaders of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division. The Congressional Hearing provided a… Read More

Liquid M Capital Tells House Committee: We Believe it is Critical for Regulators to Foster the Value of Innovation in Fintech Without Stifling it Through Unclear Regulations

Last week, during a meeting of the House Financial Services Committee, subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, Members of the Committee peppered cryptocurrency / initial coin offering experts with questions regarding the emerging method of online capital formation. While the overall tenor of the discussion… Read More

Here is the Letter House Republicans Sent to OCC Admonishing Thomas Curry About Fintech Charter

  Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry recently said the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will be issuing Fintech Charters. While the hope was the OCC would create a light touch, streamlined approach to empowering Fintech firms to operate across the US without… Read More

JOBS Act @ 5: House Committee Updates on Investment Crowdfunding Progress & Other Regulatory Reforms

The House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, met for the first time in 2017.  A new Chairman, Congressman Bill Huizenga, managed the proceedings for the first topic of the year regarding the “Impact of the JOBS Act After Five Years”. The Hearing involved the… Read More

House Committee Schedules Hearing on the JOBS Act of 2012

The subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments, part of the House Financial Services Committee, has scheduled a hearing to review the JOBS Act: the law the created the various iterations of investment crowdfunding. The hearing entitled, “The JOBS Act at Five: Examining Its Impact… Read More

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