Bitcoin ETF Delays Expected as SEC Investigates Investor Protection – BeInCrypto

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler told Congress that the crypto market needs more investor protection, likely dampening hopes of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) being approved anytime soon.
United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler, speaking to the U.S.

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New OCC Head Could Influence US Crypto Regulations – BeInCrypto

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is expected to appoint Michael Hsu, a senior Federal Reserve Official, to serve as head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

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SEC Enforcement Chief Steps Down Days After Appointment – BeInCrypto

Alex Oh, head of enforcement at the United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has stepped down from her role just days after being appointed. This move came following criticism from a judge about her conduct while in a previous role as a corporate lawyer for ExxonMobil.

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VanEck Bitcoin ETF Decision Postponed by SEC for Further Review – BeInCrypto

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has deemed it necessary to take more time to make a decision on the approval of the VanEck Bitcoin ETF application.

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Senate Confirm Cryptocurrency Advocate Gensler for SEC Chair – BeInCrypto

The Senate has voted on Wednesday in favor of electing Gary Gensler to Chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Gensler had previously been nominated as the top man for the job by incoming U.S President Joe Biden.

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Biden Selects MIT Blockchain Professor Gary Gensler to Head SEC – BeInCrypto

The crypto-savvy Gary Gensler will be appointed to the position of SEC Chairman — a move that will likely be advantageous for the industry.
President-elect Joe Biden will appoint Gary Gensler as US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as Chairman, according to a Reuters report.

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Reuters: Gary Gensler, MIT blockchain professor and Obama’s CFTC chair, to head Biden SEC

President-elect Biden has finally decided on his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.
At least according to Reuters’ anonymous sourcing in a Tuesday report, Gary Gensler will be Biden’s nominee as SEC Chair.

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