BREAKING: Grayscale launches legal challenge to Bitcoin spot ETF rejection

Grayscale has announced a legal challenge to the latest rejection of its application to convert the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) into a spot-based Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) by the Securities and Exchange Commission. It announced that its Senior Legal Strategist, former U.S. Solicitor General, and partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson, Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. … Read more

SEC boss worries crypto bill undermines financial protections

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler said he’s worried that a proposed bill to create a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies could weaken investor protections in the traditional financial market. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Summit on June 14 Gensler was asked his thoughts regarding a recent bill introduced … Read more

Ripple counsel slams SEC for trying to bulldoze and bankrupt crypto

Ripple general counsel Stu Alderoty has slammed the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for trying to “bully, bulldoze, and bankrupt” crypto innovation in the U.S. in the name of expanding its own regulatory territory. “By bringing enforcement actions–or threats of potential enforcement–the SEC intends to bully, bulldoze, and bankrupt crypto innovation in the … Read more

SEC’s Hester Peirce says new stablecoin regs need to allow room for failure

Commissioner Hester Peirce — also known as the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SECs) “crypto mom” — has backed a regulatory framework for stablecoins that allows “room for there to be failure.” Speaking at an online panel on May 12 hosted by financial think-tank the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) Peirce, who has long … Read more

XRP price rebounds after worst month since June 2021 — major recovery ahead?

Ripple (XRP) opened in May with a decent price rebound after falling 28% in April, its worst monthly performance since June 2021. Furthermore, the XRP/USD pair shows prospects of continuing its recovery trend in the coming weeks. Support confluence raises XRP bullish prospects XRP’s price rose by nearly 6.25% in the first two days of … Read more