As SEC Stalls on a Bitcoin ETF, Grayscale Is Campaigning

As SEC Stalls on a Bitcoin ETF, Grayscale Is Campaigning

THELOGICALINDIAN - Grayscale is acquisitive to argue the SEC to accept its atom Bitcoin ETF appliance by assuming the accessible absorption in the artefact

Grayscale Investments has formed out a attack to accumulate abutment to actuate the Securities and Exchange Commission to accept its atom Bitcoin ETF application.

Grayscale Aims for Support for Spot Bitcoin ETF

Grayscale Investments is affairs out all of the stops to argue the SEC to accept its atom Bitcoin ETF application.

As the SEC weighs its decision, the world’s better crypto asset administration close has launched a attack allurement Americans to appearance abutment for its application.

The attack appeals to U.S. investors to abide comments to the SEC allurement the bureau to accept the firm’s application.

In October 2021, Grayscale revealed its plan to barrage a atom Bitcoin ETF by converting its GBTC assurance fund–the better crypto-based advance artefact in the world. Grayscale appear its affairs as the SEC approved the aboriginal Bitcoin futures ETFs offered by ProShares, Valkyrie, and others.

But clashing the funds tracking futures derivatives, Grayscale wants to action an ETF backed with atom Bitcoin. The close says it believes that a atom ETF would be a bigger another to derivatives-based products, and that investors should accept a best in how they appetite access Bitcoin exposure.

A key allotment of the due action to appraise Grayscale’s ETF appliance is a 240-day analysis period, for which the SEC has requested accessible comments. While the analysis aeon is still open, the close has created a landing page on its website with capacity on how Americans can abide comments to the SEC apropos its application.

Announcing the attack in a Tuesday press release, Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein said:

“We will use the backbone of Grayscale’s cast and assets to abide to apostle for these investors, and ensure that the advance accessible is acquainted of the different befalling they accept to articulation their opinions anon to the SEC–a analytical allotment of our absolute authoritative process.”

Crypto enthusiasts accept been acquisitive for a atom Bitcoin ETF for abounding years. Prior to the attack launch, the SEC had already received hundreds of accessible comments accompanying to Grayscale’s affairs for a atom Bitcoin ETF.

“The hundreds of comments already submitted on account of GBTC’s about-face to an ETF added demonstrates that this affair is of the absolute accent to investors,” Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein added.

So far, the SEC has bidding anxiety about giving the blooming ablaze to firms attractive to action a atom Bitcoin ETF, partly due to risks and careful responsibilities that appear with Bitcoin custody. To date, the SEC has rejected all requests for atom Bitcoin ETFs.

Grayscale differs from above-mentioned atom Bitcoin ETF requests in that it has operated a adapted Bitcoin assurance armamentarium for several years. Still, as the appliance is still beneath consideration, it charcoal to be apparent whether the SEC will accept it.