Hester Peirce Archive
“Crypto mom” Hester Peirce has slammed SEC’s $10 million settlement with Poloniex, challenging the opaque regulations U.S.-based crypto firms must navigate.
August 10, 2021
The SEC asserts that Coinschedule violated anti-touting provisions of U.S. securities laws.
July 14, 2021
Crypto-friendly SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce called for nuanced cryptocurrency regulations as several agencies pursue stricter policy mandates.
June 9, 2021
Fractionalized NFTs and baskets of non-fungible tokens could easily be considered investment contracts under U.S. securities law, warns SEC Commissioner, Hester Peirce.
March 25, 2021
The SEC commissioner described the DeFi space as “a work in process” but overall “alluring.”
February 23, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden will likely announce Clayton’s permanent replacement shortly.
December 24, 2020
The SEC Commissioner said the recent legal action taken against BitMEX shows the need for the international industry to take AML regulations seriously
October 14, 2020
The SEC commissioner Hester Peirce believes that a Bitcoin ETF could help price more fairly Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC).
May 28, 2020
By CCN: ‘Crypto Mom’ and SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, has extended yet another olive branch to the cryptocurrency community. Speaking at the Securities Enforcement Forum in …
May 10, 2019
If ever there was a canary in the regulatory coal mine, it’s Crypto Mom. U.S. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce, who is affectionately known as Crypto Mom …
March 30, 2019
The chance of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) gaining approval this year is slipping away. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce yet again downplayed the prospect …
February 13, 2019
A new report drafted by the New York attorney general’s office (OAG) alleges that a significant number of cryptocurrency exchanges may be vulnerable to market manipulation, …
September 19, 2018
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Hester Peirce has stated that the government should not limit the emergence of new products in the crypto …
September 18, 2018