Hester Peirce

SEC’s ‘Crypto Mom’ Sounds Note of Caution About National Action Plans

Commissioner Hester Peirce offered caveats about nationally coordinated efforts at a D.C. blockchain conference.

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFsCommissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have come together to discuss their regulatory approaches to bitcoin futures contracts and bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The two regulators are also open to collaborating on their oversight of crypto investment products. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, […]

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SEC Commissioner Peirce Confirms Guidance on Crypto Tokens Is Coming

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to clarify when securities laws might apply to crypto token sales, an official confirmed Friday.

Analysis: Understanding the SEC’s Stance on Crypto

Last year the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission took enforcement action against initial coin offerings and other crypto companies perpetrating fraud. Many believe 2019 will be the year when regulators clamp down on rogue cryptocurrency operators. Here we decode the overlapping and occasionally contradictory stance taken by U.S. regulators, and consider what the market can expect. […]

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Crypto Mom’s Crusade: Inside the SEC, Hester Peirce Is Putting Up a Fight

Having worked over a decade in government before joining the SEC, commissioner Hester Peirce is well-versed in both rule-making and securities law.

Bitcoin Price Watch: Hope for a Bitcoin ETF Is Starting to Vanish

At press time, bitcoin is trading for just over $3,800. This is no different from where it was during out last price piece, suggesting that the currency may be settling down for the time being. However, we are witnessing bitcoin as it stands at a 15-month low. While the currency dropped closer to $3,600 earlier […]

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SEC Wants Second Look at Nine Bitcoin ETFs

SEC Wants Second Look at Nine Bitcoin ETFsOne day after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected proposed rule changes for nine bitcoin ETFs, the Commission initiated a review of all related decisions. Three rejection orders made on August 22 are now stayed pending the review by the SEC Chairman and the Commissioners. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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SEC Has No Jurisdiction to Look at Bitcoin for ETF Decision, Admits Commissioner

SEC Has No Jurisdiction to Look at Bitcoin for ETF Decision, Admits CommissionerA commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voiced her opinion that the agency overstepped its bounds to reject a bitcoin ETF recently based on the underlying asset, bitcoin. She believes that the role of the SEC is to consider the market for the ETF, not the underlying asset itself. Also read: Yahoo! […]

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The SEC's Hester Peirce Isn't a Bitcoin Champion, Just a Regulatory Realist

Regulators like the SEC shouldn't be acting as gatekeepers to new technologies like bitcoin, according to Commissioner Hester Peirce.

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