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Startup Aims to List Bitcoin Product on Frankfurt, Luxembourg Exchanges

A German startup is attempting to list a Bitcoin (BTC) derivative product on the Frankfurt and Luxembourg stock exchanges. According to German business news daily Handelsblatt on Oct. 29, the startup Iconic has filed a prospectus for regulated trading of a Bitcoin exchange-traded note (ETN), which could become available as soon as the beginning of …

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Diversified Crypto Fund Receives FINRA Regulatory Approval

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Grayscale Investments has received regulatory approval to publicly quote shares of its diversified crypto fund. The product, which is the firm’s only diversified offering, invests in five main cryptocurrencies. In addition, the firm offers nine single-asset investment funds, some of which are also quoted publicly.</strong> Also read: 7 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products Now …

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Bitwise Will Refile Its Bitcoin ETF Application ‘as Soon as Appropriate’

Bitwise Asset Management and NYSE Arca have confirmed they will refile their application for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) after the United States regulators rejected it. Bitwise: We intend to refile According to a press release published on Oct. 9, the companies said that while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) refused their …

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‘Closer Than Ever’ to Bitcoin ETF, Says Bitwise Ahead of SEC Deadline

Executives at Bitwise Asset Management are highly optimistic as the deadline for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision on their proposed Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) looms on the horizon. Days ahead of the Oct. 13 deadline, an Oct. 7 CNBC report cites Matt Hougan, managing director and global head of research …

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7 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products Now Live on Swiss Bourse

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Switzerland’s principal stock exchange now has seven cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed. They allow investors to either gain exposure to individual cryptocurrencies or invest in portfolios of top cryptocurrencies. Four ETPs track the prices of single cryptocurrencies.</strong> Also read: New Evidence Escalates Panic as RBI Still Limits Bank Withdrawals Crypto Index in …

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Bitwise Tells SEC: ‘Bitcoin Now a Regulated Market of Significant Size’

Crypto index fund provider, Bitwise Asset Management, has given another presentation to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its bid for regulatory approval of its proposed Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).  In a memorandum, issued Sept. 17, the SEC published Bitwise’s presentation outlining why it believes the SEC’s concerns have been largely met. …

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CBOE Withdraws VanEck, SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal From SEC Review

The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX Equity Exchange has withdrawn its proposal before the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). SEC faced Oct. 18 deadline On Sept. 17, the SEC published a notice that the CBOE had withdrawn its application for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF on Sept.13. Although …

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BNY Mellon to Act as Transfer Agent for Bitwise’s Proposed Bitcoin ETF

Bank of New York Mellon has been appointed to serve as transfer agent and administrator of  Bitwise Asset Management’s proposed Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF).  Bitwise amended the S-1 form that it submitted to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sept. 11. The amendment also lists major accounting firm Cohen & Company …

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Bitcoin ETF: How SEC Exemptions Help Firms Offer Interim Products

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There are several exemptions the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offers that allow companies to launch their bitcoin investment products without registration. While waiting for the SEC to approve their bitcoin ETF, some firms have taken advantage of these exemptions to offer an interim product.</strong> Also read: Indian Government’s New Report …

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VanEck, SolidX to Offer Limited Bitcoin ETF for Institutions Via Exemption

Following another delay on Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), asset managers VanEck and SolidX plan to offer a limited version of their Bitcoin ETF to institutional investors. VanEck Securities and SolidX Management want to start selling shares in a limited version of a Bitcoin ETF, using a rule that exempts the shares from securities registration, under …

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