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SEC hands slapped in court.

It turns out that even the government is prohibited from misleading the court, at least sometimes. “In Monday’s decision, Shelby denied the SEC’s request, citing multiple instances of “bad faith” conduct and finding the agency responsible for a “gross abuse […]

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The SEC burned LBRY to the ground.

“It makes me angry that with all the scams in the crypto world, the SEC chose to go after a working product with real customers and users. No one, not the customers, the content creators or the investors has benefitted […]

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Ripple’s partial win against the SEC.

I have not been closely following this case and also am not an attorney, so it’s surprising to me that the problem was sales to professional investors rather than consumers. But there’s some logic buried within. “Institutional sales of the […]

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SEC files charges.

First they filed charges against Binance, and then against Coinbase the next day. They’re miffed about the exchanges not registering with them, but also did not make any reasonable form of registration available to them. I expect plenty of expert opinions and commentary […]

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The SEC is coming for Bittrex.

Matt Levine explains in vivid detail the trap that is the US regulatory environment, and the sense of scary foreboding that other US crypto exchanges might be experiencing these days. ~ learn more (open in incognito if paywalled)

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Tokenized art platform with offerings by Andy Warhol.

Once again the key here is that they’ve successfully navigated the SEC review process, making it a legal securities offering. “Freeport will launch its platform for fine-art investing, starting with 4 iconic Warhols from collectors including the legendary Baby Jane […]

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Crypto’s biggest scams of all time.

“The SEC is starting to take action while the scams are getting bolder. So enjoy a little Sunday school lesson in digital con artistry (and maybe a tiny bit of schadenfreude) as we highlight the 11 biggest crypto scams and […]