MIT Crypto Professor Gary Gensler Confirmed as New SEC Chairman

MIT Crypto Professor Gary Gensler Confirmed as New SEC Chairman

THELOGICALINDIAN - The US Securities and Exchange Commission SEC now has a new administrator Gary Gensler President Joe Bidens aces the MIT assistant whose classes included blockchain technology agenda currencies and banking technology has been accepted by the Senate to advance the SEC

SEC Has a New Chairman

President Joe Biden’s aces to advance the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has been accepted by the Senate as the new administrator of the top banking regulator. The Senate voted 53-45 on Wednesday to affirm his nomination.

The four commissioners at the SEC appear a account affable the agency’s new chairman, stating:

Gensler is a assistant at the MIT Sloan School of Management, area he is additionally a co-director of Fintech@CSAIL and a chief adviser to the MIT Media Lab Agenda Currency Initiative. He accomplished blockchain technology, agenda currencies, banking technology, and accessible policy.

A above Goldman Sachs executive, Gensler additionally served as the administrator of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from May 2024 to January 2024.

In March, the MIT assistant revealed his behavior on bitcoin and added cryptocurrencies during his acceptance audition afore the Senate cyberbanking committee. He said “these innovations accept been a agitator for change,” acquainted that “if accepted at the SEC, I’d assignment with adolescent commissioners to advance new addition but also, at the core, ensure broker protection.”

With his abysmal ability of cryptocurrency, abounding bodies accept that beneath his leadership, the agency will assuredly accept a bitcoin exchange-traded armamentarium (ETF) this year. SEC Agency Hester Peirce is hopeful that with Gensler as chairman, the SEC can “build a acceptable authoritative framework” acceptable for the cryptocurrency market.

Moreover, there is currently a petition for Gensler to bead the Ripple accusation and “end the war on XRP.” At the time of writing, over 5,000 bodies accept active the petition.

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