Bitcoin craze fuels more SEC oversight


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  • Shipchandler likens bitcoin to an unregistered security
  • Agency intends to regulate asset class
  • VC, family offices, wealthy investors interested in sector
The SEC intends to develop regulatory oversight over cryptocurrencies as the number of coin offerings and volume of capital being raised explode, a member of the agency said. Shamoil Shipchandler, regional director of the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office, likened bitcoin ...

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