Tag: Virtual Currency

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Federal Virtual Currency Law

Recent events regarding FTX and other failed crypto enterprises amplify the need for the 118th Congress to take action by passing legislation to provide holistic federal oversight of the virtual currency market. This includes regulating market participants that engage in a virtual currency business from the US or with US persons. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission should be appointed the…

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SEC.gov | Joint Statement by SEC and CFTC Enforcement Directors Regarding Virtual Currency Enforcement Actions

“When market participants engage in fraud under the guise of offering digital instruments – whether characterized as virtual currencies, coins, tokens, or the like – the SEC and the CFTC will look beyond form, examine the substance of the activity and prosecute violations of the federal securities and commodities laws. The Divisions of Enforcement for the SEC and CFTC will…

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