In The News
April 2, 2024

Understanding the Settlement: The settlement between the SEC and Empower Oversight marks a significant development in the ongoing legal saga surrounding the regulator’s cryptocurrency enforcement decisions. According to reports by Law360, the lawsuit, which has been ongoing since May 2023, has finally come to a resolution. However, the terms of the settlement have led to confusion in the crypto market, with stakeholders questioning the implications for future regulatory actions.

Tristan Leavitt, president of Empower Oversight, clarified that while the lawsuit has been settled, the watchdog remains steadfast in its pursuit of transparency and accountability from the SEC. Despite reaching an agreement on attorney’s fees, Empower Oversight continues to seek answers regarding potential conflicts of interest and the SEC’s handling of crypto-related enforcement matters…

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