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Republic Comments on SEC Rulemaking on Safeguarding Advisory Client Assets

Republic has submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding the proposed rulemaking on Safeguarding Advisory Client Assets. Republic is one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the US, providing access to capital via the full stack of private exemptions…. Read More

House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions Schedules Hearing to Discuss Banking and Need to Update Regulations in Line with Emerging Technology

The House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy, part of the Financial Services Committee, will discuss banking and the need to improve the regulatory environment in light of emerging technology. The hearing, Revamping and Revitalizing Banking in the 21st Century, will review ways regulation… Read More

Crypto Trading Bans: When Do Ethics Rules Go Too Far?

Lately, there has been a flurry of ethics rules, advisory opinions, and proposed legislation to curtail government employees and their family members from freely trading cryptocurrencies. While the purpose of this clampdown is justifiable — eliminating conflicts of interest and insider trading — excessively limiting participation in something so… Read More

Voice of Reason: Mercatus Explains Need for Fintech Charter to Boost Innovation

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old” ― Peter F. Drucker The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) rattled the cages of big finance and state regulators in proposing a possible “Fintech Charter” to license and regulate emerging… Read More

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