Tag Archives: CBOE

Bitcoin ETF Approval Chances Down to 10%, Says Legal Expert

Following last week’s delay of the SEC to decide on whether to approve or not the proposed, commodity-backed bitcoin ETF proposal of VanEck and SolidX, legal expert Jake Chervinsky now says that there is a 10 percent chance of its approval.  ‘I Think the ETF is in Trouble’ Jake Chervinsky, a legal expert who correctly predicted that the SEC… Read More »

“Bitcoin ETF in Trouble”, Does February Deadline has Any Chance of Approval?

US SEC has postponed the Bitcoin ETF yet again and set the deadline for February end, next year. Jake Chervinsky, securities litigation lawyer shared a detailed explanation of what to expect from SEC. Bitcoin ETF Delayed, What Now? Just recently, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again postponed the decision to the Bitcoin Exchange Traded… Read More »

Crypto Trading Platform ErisX Hires Serial Exchange Founder Matt Trudeau

ErisX is beefing up its leadership ahead of the launch of cryptocurrency spot and futures trading early next year. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the digital asset trading platform has hired markets and exchanges veteran Matt Trudeau as chief strategy officer. The news comes a week after ErisX closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million from firms such as… Read More »

SEC Final Decision on VanEck Bitcoin ETF Now Set For February

Expectedly, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has once again delayed its decision on the commodity-backed VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal. The Commission is left with no room for further delays and the absolute final decision will come on February 27, 2019.  Bitcoin ETF: The Last Delay In July Bitcoinist reported that the SEC’s decision on the commodity-backed VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF… Read More »

SEC Delays Decision on Bitcoin ETF, Sets Deadline for Late February

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has again postponed its decision on a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to an official document published Thursday, Dec. 6. The SEC set the new deadline for Feb. 27, 2019 in order to further review the rule change proposals to list a Bitcoin ETF by investment firm VanEck and… Read More »

US Futures Exchange Turns to Crypto Trading, Finds Support Among Trading Giants

ErisX, a crypto exchange has completed a Series B funding round with support from leading firms including Bitmain, ConsenSys, Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures, and Monex Group.ErisX Will Operate as Crypto Futures Exchange, Clearing Organization, and Spot MarketThe crypto trading platform, with a pending license as a clearing organization with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), had already found support… Read More »

Bitcoin ETF Seekers Met With SEC Monday In Latest Pitch for Approval

Members of VanEck, SolidX and the Cboe BZX Exchange met with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff earlier this week to present a new argument on why the bitcoin market is ready for an exchange-traded fund (ETF). In the latest push to convince the regulator to approve a rule change which would open the door for the country’s first bitcoin ETF,… Read More »

Bitcoin ETF Seekers Cite Precedent in SEC Presentation on Monday

Members of VanEck, SolidX and the Cboe BZX Exchange met with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff earlier this week to present a new argument on why the bitcoin market is ready for an exchange-traded fund (ETF). In the latest push to convince the regulator to approve a rule change which would open the door for the country’s… Read More »

Crypto Custody Essential For Goldman Sachs to Enter Markets

Holding onto and storing digital assets for clients has become one of the key criteria in offering crypto services, at least according to Goldman Sachs.The Wall Street banking giant said that it is not any closer to offering cryptocurrency products amid this year’s bear market according to Bloomberg. The bank’s head of digital asset markets, Justin Schmidt, highlighted… Read More »

Bakkt Launch Next Month May Not End Bear Market

Intercontinental Exchange’s “regulated ecosystem” for Bakkt should launch December 12, but “lingering concerns” remain, industry figures warn this week. ‘Lingering Concerns’ Over Long-Term Plans In a series of tweets, securities lawyer and regular social media commentator Jake Chervinsky summarized the gaps in public knowledge about Bakkt, which is still awaiting regulatory permission to begin operations. “In the minds… Read More »