The SEC recently responded to Wilshire Phoenix’s Application for the approval of a proposed rule change to launch a Bitcoin ETF. SEC rejected the citing insufficiently weak strategies for combating major common financial crimes such as Market manipulation and Money laundering.
The US SEC has finally revealed it’s long awaited position on the bid filed by Wilshire Phoenix for a Bitcoin ETF. Wilshire Phoenix filed its application for a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund in mid 2019, but SEC only responded to it recently. The financial regulator cited fraud concerns as the major reason for rejecting the ETF application.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the Wilshire Phoenix’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal. As per the official document issued by the SEC, they have decided to go forward with setting the proposal under further review. By Feb 26, next year, the commission will make a final decision on whether to allow or not to allow BTC ETF and also ascertain their status.
For over a year, the entire cryptocurrency community has been waiting for the final decision on Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC), an autonomous agency of the US federal government. The community was more hopeful last year especially when BTC and other digital assets faced a protracted bear market in history. The bear market was very long, due to the fact that Bitcoin ETFs approval was being hoped as something that will restore the cryptocurrency market back to its positive trajectory like that of December 2017.
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.
The whole cryptocurrency community was expecting for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision on Bitwise Bitcoin exchange-traded fund on April 1, 2019, the Commission has once again turned around and suspended the event to May 16.
The entire crypto community is waiting for the approval of Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Since last year, more than 9 ETFs have been rejected by the United States (U.S) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Several cryptocurrency investors are enthusiastically waiting for the final decision of the U.S. SEC on whether or not a Bitcoin ETF eventually becomes a reality. Since the Bitcoin price is not soaring dramatically, crypto traders are now waiting for the exchange-traded fund (ETF) to recover the entire market. Nonetheless, the senior analyst at Fundstrat Tom Lee, highly believes that Bitcoin - the leading cryptocurrency by market cap doesn’t want an ETF to end 2019 vividly higher.