Cryptocurrencies Hit Hardest by SEC Crackdown

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has labelled 19 crypto tokens as securities. Crypto tokens are created by developers for use in DeFi, gaming and other applications. The designation is explicitly laid out in the SEC lawsuits filed against crypto exchanges Binance and Coinbase Global last week. The labeling prompted a sharp selloff in the tokens. The impact was immediate with the combined market value falling $23 billion since the SEC’s lawsuit against Binance was filed on June 5. Furthermore, … Continue reading “Cryptocurrencies Hit Hardest by SEC Crackdown”

S&P Global Ratings Settles Conflict of Interest Violations with SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged S&P Global Ratings with conflict-of-interest violations. The SEC said the ratings agency violated conflict of interest rules designed to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing credit ratings. In the same press conference, the SEC announced S&P Global had settled for $2.5 million quickly putting the story to bed would be the hope. There was no word on why the SEC has been deathly quiet on the FTX fraud, collapse and … Continue reading “S&P Global Ratings Settles Conflict of Interest Violations with SEC”