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A house divided? SEC Commissioner Peirce attacks agency’s fines against Kraken exchange

Hester Peirce said using enforcement action to dictate law in an emerging industry is the act of a “lazy” regulator, after the SEC fined the U.S.-based Kraken crypto exchange for failing to register staking programs.

What the coming Bitcoin-futures ETF bonanza means for investors

The first US Bitcoin futures EFT is set to begin trading today. Will this exchange-traded fund bring Bitcoin closer to the masses?

Why new SEC chief Gary Gensler may be Biden’s gift to crypto industry

Are digital assets securities or commodities? Outdated laws offer no clarity, but US is now poised to reform blockchain regulations and lead world by example.

How new SEC chair Gary Gensler can reshape the crypto industry’s future

The former MIT blockchain professor and CFTC chair now sits atop a key regulator over crypto. How might his leadership affect SEC v. Ripple, or Bitcoin ETFs?

MIT professor Gary Gensler is chosen to lead US SEC

President-elect Joe Biden has named the former CTFC chief to lead the SEC. What does this mean for Ripple and other crypto firms?

FastForkast headlines

CFTC chair calls Ethereum a commodity, in contrast to SEC chair Gensler’s position

SEC charges FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried with defrauding investors

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether drop as SEC’s Gensler says crypto firms running out of time to comply with securities laws

Vitalik Buterin defends Ethereum ahead of merge; ‘not a security’

US crypto bill could undermine market protections: SEC, Gensler

SEC set to receive formal authority to regulate stablecoins

SEC chair Gensler: No plans to ban crypto, says it’s ‘up to Congress’

SEC chair says most cryptocurrencies including stablecoins are securities

SEC chair reiterates call for crypto platforms to ‘come in and talk to us’

SEC’s Gensler tells Warren: crypto investors not adequately protected

SEC chair labels crypto industry ‘Wild West,’ asks for more powers

U.S. securities watchdog’s regulatory agenda turns blind eye to crypto

U.S. SEC chair Gary Gensler says regulator will enforce crypto rules ‘aggressively and consistently’