Over the past year, at least 11 bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) applications have been submitted to the SEC, the federal regulatory agency in the United States responsible for protecting investors and maintaining fair functioning of the securities markets. Several significant corporate players,
A decision from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding a number of bitcoin ETFs is imminent. In recent weeks, several significant players (Fidelity and VanEck, amongst others) in the corporate world have thrown their weight behind cryptocurrencies and attempted to enter the digital market using ETFs,
For years, digital market asset participants and US regulators have engaged in a dialogue around the approval of a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Nearly every attempt has been unsuccessful, either rejected outright by the Securities and Exchanges Commission or withdrawn by the applicant.
Each of these applications have taken their own approach towards satisfying the requirements demanded by the SEC of ETFs,
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has again delayed its decision on the VanEck and SolidX bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal.
The bitcoin ETF proposal was filed by Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in June 2018. In September 2018, the SEC postponed its decision claiming that there was not adequate statements support to the proposal.
Cryptocurrency investment startup Bitwise Asset Management has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a new physically held bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
In a press release published on Thursday, Bitwise explained that the proposed ETF, which would track the Bitwise Bitcoin Total Return Index,
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has again decided to delay its decision on a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by VanEck and SolidX.
In June of this year, both VanEck and SolidX filed with the SEC to list a physically-backed bitcoin ETF on the CBOE BZX Equities Exchange that will be insured against loss or theft of bitcoin.
Jay Clayton, chairmain of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has reiterated that many initial coin offerings (ICO) can be categorized as securities.
In an interview with CNBC, Clayton said that while bitcoin remains a commodity, other ICO tokens classify as securities and companies that want to conduct one have to adhere to any relevant legal requirements that the SEC has outlined.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove the bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by investment firm VanEck and financial services company SolidX.
The proposed bitcoin ETF was initially filed on June 6 by CBOE BZX Exchange.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has rejected applications for nine bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) from ProShares, Direxion and GraniteShares.
On August 22, the SEC rejected five proposed crypto ETFs from Direxion, two from GraniteShares and two from ProShare.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again rejected the application for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.
In 2017, the SEC turned down a rule change request from the Bats BZX Exchange that would’ve allowed it to list and trade shares of the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.