The DOJ filed a criminal complaint against a Vietnamese citizen for operating an online cryptocurrency “mixing” service that helped customers launder bitcoin proceeds of illicit activities.
The New York Office of the Attorney General charged a cryptocurrency trading platform with failing to register as an offeror, seller or purchaser of securities or commodities within the state.
A foreign individual and his Bermuda organized trust settled SEC charges for conducting securities transactions without registering as a broker-dealer.
At an SEC Investor Advisory Committee meeting, regulators, academics and market participants examined (i) the disparity in growth between the private and public markets, (ii) oversight of investment advisers and related custody rules, and (iii) a recent rule proposal regarding open-end fund liquidity risk management and swing pricing.
The New York State Attorney General sued a cryptocurrency platform for (i) failing to register as a securities and commodities broker-dealer and (ii) falsely representing itself as a cryptocurrency exchange.