States Lead Crypto Enforcement as Feds’ Deal With Inchoate Role

“There has been an absolute change in our work over the last couple of years, and I think it’s fair to say in state securities regulation,” said Joe Rotunda, the director of enforcement at the Texas agency, whose investigations and actions on digital assets account for about 10% of enforcement workload.

State securities regulators are taking on more ambitious roles in crypto enforcement as federal agencies grapple with the new technology and unclear jurisdiction. The SEC is expected to ramp up enforcement. But state regulators will continue to evolve to align their work with their federal counterparts, industry watchers say.

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