Gary Gensler Asks SEC Staff to Fine-Tune Crypto Compliance — Says ‘Vast Majority Are Securities’

Gary Gensler Asks SEC Staff to Fine-Tune Crypto Compliance — Says ‘Vast Majority Are Securities’


The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, revealed that he has asked staff at the SEC to fine-tune compliance for crypto tokens and intermediaries. He emphasized that the vast majority of crypto tokens are securities.

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler on Crypto Regulation

Gary Gensler, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), talked about crypto regulation and compliance at the Practising Law Institute’s SEC Speaks conference Thursday.

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Noting that the core principles of the SEC’s statutes apply to all securities markets, including securities and intermediaries in the crypto market, he stated:

Of the nearly 10,000 tokens in the crypto market, I believe the vast majority are securities. Offers and sales of these thousands of crypto security tokens

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