Category: Legal

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch

THE TAKEAWAY: FINRA has sat for months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications from companies dealing in crypto assets, denying them a broker-dealer license that would let these firms offer securities in the U.S. Some think FINRA, a self-regulatory organization, is holding off on these approvals at the SEC’s request, as the agency […]

SEC’s Crypto Savvy Surprises Blockchain Insiders at D.C. Forum

It was billed as an opportunity for the Securities and Exchange Commission to learn more about cryptocurrency. But what was striking about Friday’s forum was how much the agency’s staff already knew. From questions about atomic swaps to comments about airdrops and forks, the SEC’s FinTech Forum, held at its […]