SEC’s Gensler Throws More Crypto Punches in Congressional Hearing

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler continued his combative stance against crypto “hucksters” in congressional testimony on Wednesday, declining to answer the industry’s most urgent questions while arguing that digital assets companies have been dangerously careless with customer assets.

SEC’s Gensler Should Be Focus of More Hearings on Treatment of Crypto: U.S. Senator

Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) previewed the lawmaker ire in store for U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler as Congress returns from its summer break, with Hagerty accusing the regulator of stomping on crypto innovation during a speech on Thursday.

CFTC Commissioner Pitches Pilot Program for U.S. Crypto Regulation

The U.S. watchdog for derivatives markets should create a limited pilot program for regulating cryptocurrencies, said Caroline Pham, one of the members of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Crypto Mining Gets Its Own Lobbying Voice in Washington

Crypto miners are establishing a new voice in U.S. policy, starting up the Digital Energy Council to lobby for friendly policy as regulators and Congress are wrestling with the next steps in crypto regulation. The member group will be advocating for policies “that promote responsible and sustainable energy development, grid resilience, maintain United States competitiveness, […]