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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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Van Eck, SolidX to Offer Bitcoin ETF to Institutions via SEC Exemption: Report

While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has so far blocked a number of proposed bitcoin ETFs, two firms aim to launch a more limited option this week. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, VanEck Securities and SolidX Management – which have previously had a decision on their proposed bitcoin ETF postponed …

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Bitcoin Maximalists Embrace Ethereum After Receiving an Offer They Can’t Refuse

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A group of hardcore bitcoin maximalists have heroically overcome their hatred for Ethereum after receiving ERC20 shares in crypto exchange INX worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The staunch <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> loyalists, led by Blockstream CTO Samson Mow, have agreed to support a project built on Ethereum, despite …

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US SEC Registers Digital Securities Platform Securitize as Transfer Agent

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has registered Securitize, a digital securities platform backed by crypto exchange Coinbase, as a transfer agent, according to a press release published on Finextra on Aug. 21. Securitize — which claims to be the first transfer agent with a working blockchain protocol and active securities issuers registered …

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Philippines Increasingly Crypto Friendly – A Look at Driving Forces

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There are many reasons why the Philippines is becoming increasingly crypto-friendly. Not only has its central bank registered more crypto exchanges recently, but the Securities and Exchange Commission has also been actively finalizing crypto guidelines. The country has an active crypto community, and one of its largest banks has engaged in multiple …

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Bakkt Announces Sept. 23 Launch of Futures and Custody Platform in US

Bakkt has announced the coming launch of its much-anticipated platform for daily and monthly futures in the United States in a blog post on Aug. 16. Having received approval from the necessary regulators, the launch is scheduled for Sept. 23.   Bakkt’s physically delivered futures have been the subject of a great deal of anticipation, with …

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New England Firm Settles with SEC Over Allegedly Unregistered $6.3M ICO

A New England-based firm has settled with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over an allegedly unregistered $6.3 million initial coin offering (ICO). According to an SEC announcement published on Aug. 12, SimplyVital Health, Inc. announced plans to conduct an ICO in order to secure funds for a healthcare-related blockchain ecosystem dubbed Health …

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Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT

A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 ICO. The SEC said on Monday that New England-based SimplyVital Health, Inc. raised around $6.3 million in ether (ETH) via a pre-sale of its HLTH tokens to fund a touted “healthcare-related blockchain ecosystem” called Health Nexus. The pre-sale was notably offered …

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