SEC typically refers to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission which "protects investors in the $3.8 trillion municipal securities markets that cities and towns rely on to provide neighborhood schools, local libraries and hospitals, public parks, safe drinking water and so much more". But it can also refer to the security and exchange regulation bodies of other countries.

Kraken Has No Plan to Delist Tokens Labeled as Securities by the SEC - Incoming CEO
Kraken said it won’t remove such tokens from its exchange because it does not offer securities to users.
Sparkster Settles SEC Charges for Unregistered ICO, Agrees to Pay $35M to ‘Harmed Investors’
Sparkster agrees to pay over $35 million in a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over an "unregistered initial coin offering (ICO)" in 2018.
US SEC Files Lawsuit against Crypto Influencer Ian Balina
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has brought an enforcement action against Ian Balina, a popular crypto influencer for his involvement in the promotion of SPRK tokens back in 2017.
South Korean Watchdogs Request Interpol’s Red Notice against Do Kwon
The controversy surrounding Do Kwon’s whereabouts continues to grow, given that South Korean prosecutors asked Interpol to issue a red notice against the Terraform Labs’ founder.
Legal Battle between Ripple Labs and SEC Seek End Game
The Ripple-SEC legal case has entered into the summary judgment phase. Both parties are seeking a speedy close to the lawsuit.
FTX EU Secures License from CySEC in European Expansion Move
Following its acquisition of a local investment firm, FTX Europe said it has received the Cyprus Investment Firm License as granted by the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).
BlockSec Shares Alerts of ETHPoW Tokens Persistent Attack
According to an alert shared by blockchain security firm, BlockSec, the ETHW protocol suffered a replay attack with the hacker carting away 200 ETHW tokens.
Ethereum Under Potential SEC Scrutiny after The Merge: WSJ
Ethereum's latest software update may have caught the Securities and Exchange Commission chair's attention to categorize the second-largest crypto as a security.
Agency Needs to Prepare Regulating Crypto, Says CFTC Chair
Rostin Behnam, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) noted that he has directed members to start preparing to be the major regulator in the crypto industry.
Thai SEC Bars Crypto Staking & Lender Services after Zipmex’s Bankruptcy
Thai regulator has banned digital asset operators from offering crypto depository services that pay returns to depositors to protect traders and the public from service providers’ business risks.

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