Crypto News: The global digital asset market looked calm despite the fall of crypto exchange Bittrex U.S. Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest crypto printed green indexes to trade above the recently regained $28K price level.
Bittrex U.S. Falls Due To Legal Clarity
Bittrex U.S. announced that it is ceasing operations from April 30, 2023. However, it added that customer funds are safe and available for withdrawal. However, this downturn won’t affect its global operation and user funds.
Richie Lai, Bittrex Co-founder and CEO highlighted that this is the direct result of continued regulatory uncertainty. This involves a lack of interest in the U.S. financial regulators in order to frame required policies to foster innovation.
He added that where global policymakers and regulators work with crypto exchanges to generate opportunities, US regulators are extinguishing the industry and sending it overseas. Read More Crypto News Here…
U.S. regulators like Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have been alleged of not providing clarity over crypto regulations. Recently, CFTC charged Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange and its CEO, CZ for violating federal law. However, it alleged that it has been operating illegal digital asset exchanges.
US SEC is already involved in a lawsuit with Ripple Labs. The verdict in the long running legal battle is expected to provide regulatory clarity around the crypto space. However, the XRP lawsuit is nearing much anticipated summary judgment.
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