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SEC Commissioner Peirce Proposes Three-Year Grace Period for Token Sales

On February 6th, 2020, U.S. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce revealed a significant proposal at the 4th International Blockchain Congress in Chicago. She wants ...

February 07, 2020
What You Need to Know: The SEC and its Potential Accredited Investor Definition Change

What You Need to Know: The SEC and its Potential Accredited Investor Definition Change

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received widespread criticism for its exclusive definition of ‘accredited investor’. Currently, accredited investors are limited to a select ...

December 19, 2019
The SEC Received Over $4.3 Billion from Penalties in 2019

The SEC Received Over $4.3 Billion from Penalties in 2019

According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Annual Report for the fiscal year 2019, more than $4.3 billion were collected due to disgorgement and penalties. Out of the funds ...

November 06, 2019
Key Takeaways: The SEC says Bitcoin is Not a Security

Key Takeaways: The SEC says Bitcoin is Not a Security

In a recent letter, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) publicly claimed Bitcoin is not a security. While the move does not surprise those familiar with the digital asset industry, ...

October 07, 2019
U.S. SEC Releases Detailed Agenda of 2019 FinTech Forum on May 31st

U.S. SEC Releases Detailed Agenda of 2019 FinTech Forum on May 31st

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has provided an agenda for its upcoming 2019 FinTech Forum. Hosted in Washington, D.C. and open to the public, the forum will feature four panel ...

April 28, 2019

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