SEC initiates legal action against FTX’s auditor

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has commenced legal proceedings against an accounting firm that had provided services to cryptocurrency exchange FTX prior to its bankruptcy declaration. According to a September 29 statement, the SEC alleged that Prager Metis provided auditing services to its clients without maintaining the necessary independence, as it continued … Read more

Law Decoded: Crypto retirement plans get hot with Warren and Lummis making their moves, May 2–9, 2022

Retirement plans still largely remain at the periphery of both crypto adoption and the regulatory discussion. But last week, a major development emerged in this department. United States Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Tina Smith of Minnesota became concerned about Fidelity’s recent announcement of adding Bitcoin (BTC) to its clients’ 401(k) retirement investment menu. … Read more

Senator’s Financial Freedom Act would ensure Bitcoin can be in your 401(k)

Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville from Alabama has unveiled a new bill he calls the Financial Freedom Act to allow Americans to add cryptocurrency to their 401(k) retirement savings plan unencumbered by regulatory guidance. The new bill is Tuberville’s response to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) push to potentially keep crypto out of 401(k) investment plans … Read more