Tag Archives: OCIE

SEC Report: Examining Cryptocurrency a Priority in 2019

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) listed the cryptocurrency market as one of the six focus points of its compliance monitoring activities for 2019. Spotlight on the Cryptocurrency Market According to a report titled “2019 Examination Priorities,” OCIE says it plans to shine the spotlight on the… Read More »

OCIE Prioritises Cryptocurrency as a High Risk Market for Investors in 2019

In a report by the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the cryptocurrency space has been named as a priority. The body states that the industry may pose high levels of risk to retail investors.The OCIE oversees thousands of investment advisers, mutual funds and ETFs, and broker-dealers, along with… Read More »

Securities Exchange Commission to Review Behavior of Bitcoin Brokers

While cryptocurrency allows users to remove the middleman, some investors still rely on their brokers to ensure that their assets are safe. The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is now looking at this relationship and just how involved these intermediaries actually are. The only way to make a well-informed decision about anything is by questioning it while making sure… Read More »