Ex-SEC Chair Criticizes Gensler's Aggressive Crypto Lawsuits

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29 Jun 2023 9:17 AM

In June, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed lawsuits against major cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Binance, marking an eventful...

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed lawsuits against cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Binance in June.
  • Former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton criticized current SEC Chair Gary Gensler's regulatory actions, disagreeing with Gensler's statement that the SEC should be losing cases if they are not suing enough businesses.
  • Gensler has been accused of behaving more like a politician than a regulator, and concerns have been raised about potential bias towards traditional financial players.
  • Congressman Warren Davidson has filed for a restructuring of the agency and the removal of Gensler from his position.

The article discusses criticism and concerns surrounding the regulatory actions of SEC Chair Gary Gensler in relation to cryptocurrency exchanges and traditional financial players. The sentiment is mostly negative, with criticism towards Gensler's approach and calls for his removal.

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