SEC ETF Overview

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the U.S. federal government. It enforces the federal securities laws as well as regulates the securities industry (e.g., stock and option exchanges) in the U.S., including the creation, responsibilities and limitations of exchange-traded funds.

Bitcoin & Crypto

Do We Need A Spot Bitcoin ETF?

Grayscale Investments’ Dave LaValle breaks down the latest bitcoin ETF developments.

Features and News

Understanding SEC’s Proposed Changes To ‘Names Rule’

The changes will have the greatest impact on thematic and factor funds.

Bitcoin & Crypto

SEC Denies One River’s Bitcoin ETF Bid

The decision brings the number of rejections to 10 since 2021.

Bitcoin & Crypto

Cathie Wood’s ARK, 21Shares Refile For Bitcoin ETF 

The companies’ first attempt at a long-coveted spot cryptocurrency fund was rejected in March.


SEC Tackles Tough ESG Questions writers and editors look at potentially massive new rules for one of the hottest investing trends.

Features and News

SEC Proposes New Rule To Address Greenwashing

ESG investing is in high demand, but there are growing concerns about disclosures.

Features and News

SEC Seeks To Crack Down On Fund Names

Regulators want to tighten rules regarding who can use ESG in their names.

Daily ETF Watch

Principal Launches Nontransparent Real Estate ETF

The firm is the latest to use a proxy basket rather than publish fund holdings.

Features and News

SEC’s Gensler Reiterates Focus On ‘Complex Products’

Speaking at ISDA’s annual meeting, Gensler cited the COVID-19 crash and ‘Volmageddon’ as reasons for scrutiny on such products.