Daily Archives: May 16, 2022, 11:21 am

U.S. Supreme Court to hear SEC bid to avoid challenge to in-house judges | Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the Securities and Exchange Commission’s bid to block a challenge to the constitutionality of its in-house tribunal brought by a Texas accountant who the agency punished after faulting her audits of publicly traded companies. The justices took up the SEC’s appeal of a lower court ruling that revived certified public accountant…

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U.S. issues criminal charges in first cryptocurrency sanctions case – The Washington Post

In the ruling, the judge called cryptocurrency’s reputation for providing anonymity to users a myth. He added that while some legal experts argue that virtual moneys such as bitcoin, ethereum or Tether are not subject to U.S. sanctions laws because they are created and move outside the traditional financial system, recent action taken by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign…

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