The Securities and Exchange Commission has the power to investigate and sue funds, firms, and investors who violate SEC regulations. And yes, the agency holds sway over the cryptocurrency regulatory market. Over the past several years, the agency has released notes, memos, and case rulings that give insight into its stance on digital monetary issues.
Below is a collection of articles, from our cryptocurrency law resource center, that address the SEC’s stance on cryptocurrency regulations. Are tokens inherently securities? We dive into that and other questions in the posts below. If you’re ready to speak with a cryptocurrency attorney, get in touch today. The risk free initial consultation is on us.
The Bank of International Settlement recently conducted a Bitcoin study and concluded that the crypto may not be as decentralized as previously assumed.Read »
Several lawmakers have sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service requesting additional clarification regarding cryptocurrency tax matters.Read »
A federal judge in New York ruled that a cryptocurrency broker's scheme is subject to US securities laws. The case may set some precedence.Read »
Initial coin offerings are often subject to various local, state, federal, and international regulations. Jump in for some ICO launch legal tips.Read »
Both the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commissions have regulatory authority over crypto. But what about FinCen?Read »
Big cryptocurrency news: Regulators approve Stellar Lumens to trade on exchange, which signals authorities do not see the coin as a security.Read »
The SEC has spoken: Some cryptocurrencies qualify as securities, in and of themselves; others, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, don’t. Let’s break it down.Read »
A lot of people have been asking: Must I declare crypto holdings sitting in overseas exchanges and wallets? Jump in to explore the issue.Read »
Authorities from several jurisdictions banned together for what can be described as a cryptocurrency sting. Jump in to read about the operation.Read »