SEC


Telegram Responds to SEC: Gram Tokens Are Not Securities

Telegram is pushing back against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The messaging platform filed a response to the securities regulator Wednesday, writing that the SEC’s emergency injunction last week was unwarranted. Telegram is…


SEC Telegram Rejection: Simply Down To The Howey Test?

Following the SEC clampdown on Telegram’s Gram-token issuing to early investors, many have accused it of inconsistency. But some commentators have suggested that actually the SEC is being very consistent, and simply applying the Howey test as always. SEC…


Bitcoin ETF Still a Long Way Away, Claim Analysts

Following the news that the US SEC has denied yet another Bitcoin ETF last week, analysts have weighed in on the likelihood of such a product being launched for the crypto asset in the near…


Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

Major crypto industry investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures reportedly held a private meeting with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials to discuss the exemption of blockchain-based tokens from the agency’s oversight. The…



Riot Blockchain Has Been Subpoenaed By the SEC

Riot Blockchain, the Nasdaq-listed company that made headlines last year after its pivot to cryptocurrency related services, has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The disclosure was made in Riot Blockchain’s…