The United States (US) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed another VanEck Bitcoin ETF approval, as per an authorized SEC filing on Monday. The US SEC, one of the agencies in charge of implementing federal securities law, as well as regulating the securities sector, stock and exchanges such as digital securities markets, said that it still needs time to collect more key information.
Bahamas plans to introduce strong regulations for token and cryptocurrency sales, intending to make the country a better place for digital currency and blockchain businesses. The Securities Commission officially filed a draft of the bill back in March seeking to regulate token offerings that are not considered securities.
The Thai SEC officially approved the first initial coin offering (ICO) portal on Tuesday, March 12, according to local news outlet Bangkok Post. The operator behind this ICO portal is reportedly a foreign entity. The appropriated portal would screen several ICOs projects.
The Texas Republican senior representative Phil Stephenson has filed a bill regarding crypto payments, which proposes that each user who pays using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, EOS and others must provide their authentic identification.