Tagged: dalia blass

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

Group of Crypto / Blockchain Industry Leaders Addresses SEC on Fund Innovation & Digital Assets

A letter authored by a group of prominent cryptocurrency / blockchain advocates was forwarded to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this week. The letter was addressed to Dalia Blass, Director of the Division of Investment Management at the SEC, specifically mentioning the Commission’s Staff… Read More

Crypto ETF: VanEck and SolidX Partner on “Physically Backed Bitcoin ETF”

VanEck, a New York based asset manager, has announced it will partner with SolidX to list a “physically-backed bitcoin ETF” (exchange traded fund). The proposed ETF will be insured against loss or theft of bitcoin. VanEck was first to file for a 40-Act Bitcoin ETF… Read More

Here is the Letter Addressed to the SEC from the CBOE Encouraging the Commission to Move Forward with Cryptocurrency ETFs

CBOE Global Markets, operator of the Chicago Board Options Exchange – the largest U.S. options exchange, has sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) encouraging the regulator to move forward with cryptocurrency based Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) or Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). CBOE… Read More

Here is the SEC Letter by Dalia Blass, Director Division of Investment Management, Expressing Concern about Cryptocurrency Related Holdings

Bot the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC) have been dedicating additional resources towards cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, and the hot initial coin offering market. Today, the CFTC released two reports regarding enforcement actions against crypto-related fraud.  Simultaneously, the… Read More

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