Cathie Wood’s Ark Amends Bitcoin Spot ETF Application To Copy BlackRock


28 Jun 2023 11:30 PM

ARK’s modification may make it the first to launch a Bitcoin spot ETF in the United States, beating BlackRock....

  • ARK Invest has modified its Bitcoin Spot ETF filing to include a new surveillance sharing agreement, potentially making it the first to launch a Bitcoin spot ETF in the United States.
  • The modification aims to address the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's concerns and increase the chances of approval.
  • The proposal suggests that the Cboe BZX Exchange will enter a surveillance sharing agreement with a United States-based spot trading platform for Bitcoin.
  • The previous rejection of ARK's ETF application was due to the inability to form a sufficient surveillance-sharing agreement related to Bitcoin spot trading.
  • BlackRock's filing included a similar passage about its respective stock exchange, Nasdaq, entering a surveillance sharing agreement with a spot Bitcoin exchange.
  • Analysts suggest that ARK's filing puts them in a position to be approved before BlackRock.

The sentiment of the article is generally positive, as it discusses ARK Invest's modification to increase the chances of launching a Bitcoin spot ETF and potentially beating BlackRock.

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