SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce: FTX’s Collapse Could Finally Be ‘Catalyst’ for Regulation

The crumbling of crypto exchange FTX and its subsequent bankruptcy filing has brought much negative attention for the crypto industry. However, that may be just the wake-up call U.S. lawmakers need, said Hester M. Peirce, a commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Peirce, who joined CoinDesk TV ...Read More

U.S. authorities probe FTX collapse, executives’ involvement

U.S. prosecutors in New York are probing FTX’s collapse, a source with knowledge of the investigations said, after the crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy protection last week following a rush of customer withdrawals. The Justice Department, Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission are ...Read More

Beware of Messaging App Crackdown on Wall Street

On Sept. 27 the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission collectively announced a combined $1.8 billion in fines against more than two dozen Wall Street firms for failing to maintain and preserve electronic communications. The charges stem from record-keeping failures and use of unapproved communication methods, ...Read More

Wall Street to Pay $1.8 Billion in Fines Over Traders’ Use of Banned Messaging Apps

Eleven of the world’s largest banks and brokerages will collectively pay $1.8 billion in fines to resolve regulatory investigations over their employees’ use of messaging applications that broke record-keeping rules, regulators said Tuesday. The firms include brokerage units of Bank of America Corp., Barclays PLC,  Citigroup, Credit ...Read More